Adaprathaman with Coconut Milk

Adaprathaman with Coconut milk

Adaprathaman is a popular Indian dessert of Kerala cuisine. It is very tasty and is mostly served at the festival Onam as a part of sadhya. Ada pradhaman is a healthy dessert for all being its combination of rice flakes (ada), jaggery and coconut milk. This recipe makes adaprathaman with coconut milk. We also have recipe to make ada prathaman with milk.


Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 hours

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings: 5 – 6 Persons

Main Ingredients: Ada, Jaggery, Coconut Milk

Cuisine: South Indian

Course / Category: Dessert

Tag: Payasam Recipes


Ingredients for Ada Pradhaman

Rice ada: 250 gm

Jaggery: 400 gm

Coconut milk (thin): 2½ cup

Coconut milk (thick): 1 cup

Cashews: 3 tbsp

Raisins: 3 tbsp

Fried coconut slices: 2½ tbsp

Cardamom (powdered): 1 tsp

Cumin (powdered): 1 tsp

Dry ginger powder: ½ tsp

Ghee: 1 – 2 tbsp


Method to Prepare Adaprathaman with Coconut Milk

1. Boil water in a pan. Wash ada and cook it in boiling water for around 15 – 20 minutes until it becomes soft. Strain and rinse with cold water.

2. Melt the jaggery in around 2 cups of water and strain it.

3. Heat ghee in a vessel. Fry the raisins, cashews and coconut slices one by one.

4. Add the ada and saute in ghee for 4-5 minutes adding more ghee if required at medium heat.

5. Add the melted jaggery, cook at medium heat stirring in between.

6. When it thickens add the thin coconut milk. Bring down the heat and cook until it thickens, stirring in between.

7. Now add the thick coconut milk. Mix well.

8. Add the dry ginger, cardamom and cumin powder. Mix well, cook for 2 minutes at low heat and switch off.

9. Garnish with the fried dry fruits.

10. Close with a lid for at least 20 minutes.

Serve your ada pradhaman with coconut milk hot or cold as you desire to have. I prefer cold.


Note: For coconut milk you can scrap 3 – 4 coconuts and take milk from it. 1st milk taken from it should be thick, you can add more water as desired for 2nd (thin) milk.


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