How to make dates ada this Vishu


Ada is one of the main Kerala delicacies we have on Vishu. Usually we make ada using chakka during Vishu. Here's a twist given to ada using dates.

1 cup rice flour
Salt as needed
Water as needed
1 cup dates
2 tsp cardamom
½ cup grated coconut

Mix rice flour, salt and lukewarm water and make it into a semi loose dough
Grind the dates, cardamom and grated coconut in a mixer
Make into small balls and spread onto cut plantain leaves to the shape of ada (circular)
Wet your fingertips to spread the mix evenly on all its sides
Take a little of the dates mixture and place in the centre of the ada
Seal both sides of the ada
Steam the ada until it is cooked well.

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