Kerala traditional recipe turmeric leaf ade /manjal illa ada


  • Rice flour-1 cup
  • Jaggery -1 cup
  • Cardamom-3 or 4 nos
  • Cumin seed-1 ttsp
  • Cashew nut -250 gm
  • Salt-to taste
  • Water –to use


  •  First we crush cardamom and cumine seed into fine powder
  •  Heat a pan add jaggery and water once it is melted completely strain it to
    remove the impurities
  •  Then heat the strained jaggery over medium low heat add grated
    coconut,cumin seed,cardamom powder and cashew nut mix well ,and keep a
  •  Pour rice flour on to a bowl. Add a pinch of salt. Mix well. Now start adding
    water little by little. Keep mixing the flour and water till you get chapathi dough
    consistency. Knead well and keep aside.
  •  Take a turmeric leaf spread oil on the top , Spread rice dough on turmeric leaf
    . Thinner the layer of spread, better will be the taste. Fill in with jaggery and
    coconut mix. Fold one half of the leaf and keep a side
  •  Place in a steamer and steam for 15 minutes or until it is cooked completely.
  •  Finally turn of the flame and serve the kerala traditional turmeric leaf ada
  •  Enjoy the taste..

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