• Pre Time: 10 Mins

  • Cook Time: 25 Mins

  • Serves: 6



  • Veg
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Posted by : Nirapara

Recipe Category : Tea Time Munchies

    Recipe Ingredients

  • Nirapara ghee - 1 tsp
  • Coconut grated- ¾ cup
  • Jaggery - ¼ cup
  • Cardamom powder- pinch
  • Nirapara rice powder- 1 cup
  • Salt- a pinch
  • Boiled water- as needed

    Method Of Preparation

  • Step 1

    Firstly, in a pan heat 1 tsp nirapara ghee, ¾ cup jaggery and 1 cup coconut. saute for 5 minutes or until jaggery melts completely. The stuffing needs to be sticky and aromatic. Now add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and mix well.

  • Step 2

    Secondly , roast 1 cup nirapara rice powder on low flame for 5 minutes. transfer to a bowl and let it cool completely. In a saucepan take 1½ cup water, 1 tsp ghee and ½ tsp salt and boil them for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Pour the hot water over flour and mix using a spoon. Once the water is absorbed and the dough has cooled slightly start kneading with your hand. Knead to a smooth non-sticky dough by greasing little ghee to hand.

  • Step 4

    Then , warm the banana leaves so that it will easily fold. grease the leaf with ghee. you can alternatively use baking paper. take a ball sized dough and flatten over a banana leaf. place a tbsp of prepared stuffing and spread uniformly. Fold it into half and seal the sides by pressing gently. Place in a steamer and steam for 15 minutes or until it is cooked completely. Finally, elayappam / ela ada is ready.

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Ahalya Kumar

I made chicken curry with Nirapara Chicken powder masala. No words to describe its yumminess. My family just loved it. Thankyou Nirapara for adding more spice to our life.

Anamika arun

I was wondering what to make for our 4 PM snacks. Just then, I saw the Modakku recipe and decided to make it. Wow! a super delicious snack both rich in health and taste. Thankyou Nirapara for always giving us healthy snacks recipe. Great taste!

Aditi Santhosh

We begin our day with breakfast. So, the breakfast we eat should be healthy. I tried making Ragi puttu and it turned out all tasty. What a great way to start a day! Thankyou Nirapara for always making our life better and healthier! blanditiis fugit obcaecati quas aperiam quisquam soluta nesciunt porro saepe?

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