SWEET ADA


This is a famous Sri Lankan dish,like a paniyaram mix but baked or made in

the traditional way (will be explaining below).

Well..i baked half the batter in muffin moulds and the rest of the batter as pancakes with

the inclusion of a red banana.My folks loved the banana pancakes,as it was super

awesome.(only few were available for my photo.)

For people who have ovens with the option of top or bottom grill,can use the

top grill after the bottom is cooked.

Now to explain the process,a ladle of the batter is poured in a thick bottomed kadai ,and

closed with a lid to which hot coals are placed on top of the lid to brown the top.

You could make this batter and keep in the fridge, and use whenever you need.This ,is a

good breakfast,lunch box snack for kids,and a tea snack too.Kids will surely love it.So try

and send in your comments….

For the recipe now.

INGREDIENTS

500 gm flour ( wheat or white)

1 egg

650 ml coconut milk (reserve 1 cup to add after fermentation.

50 gm butter

350-400 gm sugar ( preferably brown or jaggery powder)

1/4 tsp yeast

1 tsp.baking soda

a pinch of salt

Few cashewnuts (optional)

For banana version add 1 red banana.

METHOD

Reserve 1 cup coconut milk,and mix the rest of the ingredients and set aside for 8 hours .

( You can leave overnight too).

After 8 hours mix in the remaining coconut milk .Mix well till the batter is silky

smooth.Pour into moulds and bake in a hot oven 200 degrees for 15-20 minutes or untill

done.(explanation of cooking in summary.)

Oats and flax seed fritters


This is a quickie,and made with less oil.
Now for the recipe
Ingredients
1 cup oats
1/4 cup flax seed or powder
1 cup curd.
1/4 cup cut spring onions or onions
2 green chillies finely cut
Small piece of ginger chopped fine
1 egg (optional)
1/2 tsp chilli powder (optional)
Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Oil

Lightly roast the oats till slightly crisp.Powder coarsely.Mix with the curd and set aside for minimum 15 minutes. Add rest of the ingredients. Pour into kuli paniyaram moulds(see spinach fritters recipe).You could drop spoonfuls into oil and shallow fry too.I prefer the moulds as it consumes minimal amount of oil.
You can serve with coriander or coconut chutney.

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