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Ada Pradhaman Recipe

Indulge in the creamy comfort of Ada Pradhaman, a classic Kerala dessert. This royal treat features soft rice flakes (ada) simmered in creamy milk, flavoured with rich ghee and crunchy dry fruits, and caramelised with the creaminess of Nestlé MILKMAID. Every spoonful is a symphony of textures and flavours, making it a perfect anytime indulgence.

About Our Recipe

Forget the long hours of simmering milk to make creamy Ada Pradhaman! This Ada Pradhaman recipe celebrates Nestlé MILKMAID as the key ingredient, quickly transforming the treat into a delightful experience. The caramelized sweetness of MILKMAID complements the crispy ada perfectly, creating a depth of flavour that elevates this classic dessert.

Imagine the first spoonful of warm, creamy milk infused with the delicate aroma of cardamom, cradling the slightly crisp ada. Each bite bursts with rich flavour, a testament to the unbeatable creaminess of Nestlé MILKMAID.

But Ada Pradhaman is more than just a delicious treat. It's a cherished part of Kerala's culinary heritage, often shared during celebrations and gatherings. This Ada Pradhaman recipe respects tradition while offering modern convenience. Nestlé MILKMAID lets you create this authentic dessert in a few minutes, leaving you more moments to connect with loved ones.

So, ditch the lengthy Ada Pradhaman recipes and embrace the ease of Nestlé MILKMAID. Whip up a batch of this delightful dessert, savour its creamy goodness, and create memories that will last a lifetime! You can enhance your dessert spread with our effortless recipes like Mango Kheer, and Crunchy Payasam, adding delightful variety to your spread.

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  • 1Nestlé MILKMAID Mini
  • 2 tbsp Nestlé Everyday Shahi Ghee
  • 3 cupsNestlé a+ Toned Milk
  • 1/2 cupAda
  • 4 cupsWater
  • 3 tbspRaisins
  • 3 tbspChopped Cashew nuts

How to make Ada Pradhaman

  • Step 1: Put ada in 2 to 3 cups of boiling water. After removing it from the flame, keep it covered for 15 minutes. Drain the water completely. Heat ghee in a frying pan and fry the ada to a light pink colour.
  • Step 2: Boil milk and 1 cup water in a thick bottom pan, add the cooked ada, and reduce heat to low while stirring. Keep stirring and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Step 3: Add the Nestlé MILKMAID and stir well. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Step 4: Remove from flame and serve garnished with raisins and cashew nuts

Tips to Ada Pradhaman

  • Simmer ada in milk over low heat for a rich, creamy texture.
  • Toast cashews and other nuts until fragrant for a delightful crunch and flavour boost.
  • Roast ada until golden brown, developing a nutty aroma and ideal texture.
  • Infuse your Ada Pradhaman Payasam with cardamom or a touch of saffron for an enticing fragrance.
  • Drizzle with warm ghee for an added layer of richness.
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts and dry fruits on top for a mix of textures and a touch of sweetness. Feel free to swap out raisins and cashews with your favourite nuts and fruits in the Ada Pradhaman recipe.
  • Serve warm for a comforting indulgence or chilled for a refreshing Ada Pradhaman.

FAQs on Ada Pradhaman

1. What is Ada Pradhaman?

Ada Pradhaman is a delightful traditional dessert from Kerala. It features soft rice flakes (ada) simmered in a rich and creamy sauce made with milk and sweetened with sweeteners like condensed milk, jaggery, or sugar. The fragrant aroma of cardamom adds another layer of flavour to this pudding-like treat.

2. Is it necessary to add sugar to my Ada Pradhaman recipe?

You don't necessarily need to add sugar to your Ada Pradhaman recipe if you're using Nestlé MILKMAID as it adds the required sweetness and creaminess to your dish. However, if you prefer a less sweet dish, you can adjust the amount of MILKMAID you’re using or add a little sugar to taste.

3. How long does Ada Pradhaman last?

You can store Ada Pradhaman in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. It's best to store it in an airtight container to keep it fresh. Before serving, you may need to reheat it gently on the stovetop or in the microwave.

4. Can I make Ada Pradhaman in advance?

Absolutely! Ada Pradhaman can be prepared in advance, especially for festive gatherings. In fact, the flavours tend to develop even better overnight, making it taste even more delicious the next day.

5. Can I serve Ada Pradhaman cold, or must it be served hot?

The beauty of Ada Pradhaman is its versatility when it comes to serving temperature. Enjoy it warm and comforting on cooler days or chilled and refreshing during warmer weather. It's all about personal preference!

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