Kumbilappam / ilayada



 Kumbilappam / ilayada is a traditional kerala evening snack; having authentic aroma and taste. Banana leaves, bay leaves, turmeric leaves etc.  are used for making Ada. Instead of mashed banana, you can use mashed jack fruit.



Ingredients:
  1. Roasted rice flour-2cups
  2. Jaggery-4blocks(as per sweetness)
  3. Small banana mashed – 3nos (or use ripe jackfruit)
  4. Grated coconut- ½ cup
  5. Coconut pieces thinly chopped- ¼ cup
  6. Bay leaves-for wrapping
  7. Salt-to taste ( ½ tsp)
Preparation:
  • Wash and clean the bay leaves.
  • Dry it with a kitchen towel.
  • Melt jaggery with 1/2 cup of water.
  • In a large bowl, mix rice powder, coconut grated, coconut pieces, salt and mashed bananas.
  • Sieve the hot jaggery syrup in to it and mix well (add more water if required to get a extra smooth dough).
  • Take a bay leaf and spread the dough on leaf with your hands about small thickness.
  • Now fold the leaf in to half and give a small press to bind together.
  • Do it for half of the dough and with the remaining, start making kumbilappam.
  • Take each bay leaf and fold it to make a cone shape and pin it with coconut leaf stick.
  • Now fill the remaining mix to each bay leaf mould.
  • Steam cooks all these  for about 15-20 minutes or until done.
  • Allow to cool and remove from the leaf moulds before serving.

 
Kumbilappam / ilayada Kumbilappam / ilayada Reviewed by Fejna Em on 20:14 Rating: 5

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