Ila ada is a very tasty and delicious sweet snack of Kerala. It is made using rice flour with a sweet filling of coconut and jaggery. It is traditionally made steaming in a banana leaf. It gives its unique taste when the essence from the banana leaf is left on the sweet.
But not having a banana leaf handy should not stop you from making this delicious snack. This recipe shows you how to make the exact same thing using a baking paper and still enjoy this amazing dish.
It does become a version of vella (jaggery) kozhukattai made during festivals like Vinayaka chaturthi.
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Ingredients ( Serves 3-4)
1. Rice powder- 1 cup
2. Jaggery- 1/2 cup
3. Grated coconut- 1 cup
4. Boiling water ~ 1 cup
5. Cardamom powder- a pinch
6. Salt- a pinch
7. Baking sheet/ Banana leaf as required
Please watch video for method!