Yields: 4 cups
Pressure Cooking Time: 40 minutes
Preparation Time: 1 Hour
Rice Ada – 1/2 cup (You can buy the ready-made ada available in stores, or you can make it yourself)
Milk – 4 cups
Sugar – 3/4th to 1 cup (depends on sweetness desired)
- Cook the ada with 3 cups milk in a large vessel in the pressure cooker with whistle for 40 minutes in low heat, but not allowing the whistle to go off.
(Cooking it in low heat suppressing the whistle with prevent the milk from spilling out inside the pressure cooker.)
- Boil the remaining 1 cups of milk until it reduces to 1 1/2 cups.
- Mix in the cooked ada with the milk kept with it, into the boiled milk and add sugar.
- Boil at low heat for about 7 to 10 minutes.
- You can either make the pradaman immediately after making the rice ada or you can use the ready made ada that you get in the stores. Just make sure it is “Rice Ada”.
- Here is the link to instructions on making the Ada yourself – Palada Pradaman – Rice Ada Recipe.
- You can garnish the pradhaman with elaichi powder, slit pistachio and saffron strings, although the traditional method did not involve such garnishes, but you are free to beautify and personalize it the way you want.