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Onam Special Recipes


Palada Pradhaman

Pradhaman is a traditional Kerala dessert.


Water                                           :              1  1/2 cup

Milk                                              :              3 cup

Condensed Milk                      :               1 cup

Butter                                          :              2 tbsp

Ada                                               :               ¼ cup

Sugar                                            :               ½ cup


1.Clean the pressure cooker properly.

2. Boil ada by putting it in 2 to 3 cup boiling water.Keep it covered for 25 minutes.wet water completely.

3.Heat butter in a pan and fry ada to a light pink colour.Keep it aside.

4.Boil milk and water in a thick bottam pan.Add boiled ada and reduce heat to low medium while stirring all the time.

  • Keep stirring till milk is reduced by 2/4rd.
  • It takes about 2 hours to prepare the dish and now,the color of pradaman should be of pink color .
  • Add condensed milk and cook for 4-8 minutes more.
  • Add sugar and mix it well

5.Serve it hot or cold as desired.

Chakka Pradhaman recipes

Chakka Pradhaman is a traditional kerala recipes.


Jack fruit halwa(Chakka Varattiyathu) – 2 Cups
Cocnut milk – 2Cups
Jaggery – 1Cups
Cardamom powder – 1/2tsp
Ghee – 2tbp
Cashews and raisins – 2tsp
Coconuts bits ( thenga kothu ) – 1tbsp
Salt-a pinch

Method of Preparing Chakka pradhaman:

1.Stream the jack fruit halwa and puree it into a fine paste.
2.In a pan take a tsp of gheee and pour in the jack fruit paste along with just a little water if the puree is to thick.
3.In a vessel,boil the jaggery along with 1/4 cup of water till it melts.
4.Transfer the jaggery syrup to the cooked jack fruit pulp and let it all boil on medium flame for ten minutes.
5.Add 2nd coconut milk and keep stirring. Cook for another 8—10 minutes on low flame.Do not let it boil after the coconut milk is added,it will start separting.
6.Add ghee into the pradhamanm and keep stirring. Turn off the stove when the mixture starts thickening.
7.last step add the milk and mix well.

pradhaman is ready to eat,serve hot or chilled.