Palada Pradhaman (beaten Cooked Rice Flake Pudding)

Pradhaman is a term given for puddings in Kerala. Ada is the most popular as well as special pudding in the Kerala cuisine. It is often prepared in temples, for weddings and festivals. Ada is a beaten rice flake made from cooked rice, sugar and water. This pradhaman cooks ada in milk and traditionally is stirred till the milk reduces to its 1/4th. But this recipe uses an easy method often adopted by households today.

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Preparation Time: 
30 Min
Cooking Time: 
30 Min


Milk- 500 ml
Water- 150 ml
Ghee- 2 tbsp
Cashew nuts- 1 tbsp
Raisins- 1 tbsp
Ada- 50 g
Condensed milk- 200 g
Cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp
Fry the ada in 1 tbsp ghee till it browns partially and cook the ada by adding water, this could take 20 minutes, follow the package instructions.
In a separate pan fry the cashew nuts and raisins and set them aside.
Boil the milk in a pot and set that aside too.
Once the ada has cooked pour the milk into it and bring it to boil.
Add the condensed milk and cardamom powder and stir till the pudding gets thick.
Garnish with nuts and serve in bowls.
Use the ada that is made for palada alone. The bigger ada made for ada pradhaman would not be suitable for this recipe.