Ela Ada

Ela Ada

You need – Makes 4
  • Rice Flour – 1 cup
  • Boiling water – 175 mls or enough to make dough
  • Salt to taste
  • Banana leaves – cut into squares

For the filling –
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Grated Jaggery/ cane sugar – 3/4 cup
  • Water – 1 tablespoon

How to –
  • In sauce pan melt the Jaggery and bring to a simmer.
  • Add the grated coconut and cook til semi dry and set aside
  • Pour the boiling water onto the rice foul and knead to make smooth dough.
  • Divide the dough equally and shape into balls.
  • Take the banana leaf, smear with few drops of water.
  • Place the ball of dough in centre of the leaf. Dip your finger in water and spread the dough into a thick circle.
  • Place a tablespoon of the filling in the centre. Fold the leaf over to form a half moon shape.
  • Gently press the edges to the seal the filling in
  • Heat a griddle and cook both sides. Leave should turn brown and char a bit.

Perfect to go with the evening tea…

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