Ela Ada /Steamed Rice Parcel

Ela Ada /Steamed Rice Parcel

Healty snacks.

Rasmi Viju


  1. 2 Cups Rice Flour
  2. 1 Cup Jaggery grated
  3. 2 Cups Coconutgrated
  4. water hot
  5. 1/2 Teaspoon cardamom powder
  6. 2 Teaspoons ghee
  7. Banana leaves


30 mins
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    Slightly roast the rice flour.Let it cool. Add salt to the flour and combine well. Now add hot water and 1/2 tsp ghee to this to make a very smooth soft dough.Set aside

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    Take a heavy bottomed pan, add the grated fresh coconut and grated jaggery. Allow the jaggery to melt and cook.When the mixture is thick, add one teaspoon of ghee and cardamom powder and mix well. Turn off the stove.

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    Clean banana leaf. Smoke this leaf on flame for a few seconds so that it becomes easy to fold.

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    Make the rice dough to small balls.Take a piece of Square shaped banana leaf (if not cut it), keep a ball of rice flour dough at the center. Dip your finger in a bowl of water and flatten the dough on the banana leaf.

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    Place a tablespoon of jaggery coconut mixture on it and fold the leaf to seal the edges. Repeat the same for rest of the dough.Steam this in an idli steamer or a cooker without weight for 10 – 15 minutes.

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