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Prawn ada  Recipe

Rice flour dumplings stuffed with spicy prawn mixture and steamed

This recipe is contributed by Member Ayshath Hafiya .

Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 10

Prawn ada

Main Ingredients

Prawn (small), Rice flour





Level Of Cooking



  • Prawn (small) deveined boiled
    500 grams
  • Rice flour
    1 cup
  • Oil
    3 tablespoons
  • Curry leaves
  • Green chillies chopped
  • Tomato chopped
    1 medium
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • coriander leaves
    2 tablespoons
  • Tomato sauce
    3 tablespoons
  • Onions chopped
    2 medium
  • Coconut grated
    1 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai, add onions and curry leaves. Saute till light brown.

Step 2

Add green chilies and tomatoes, mix well and cook till tomatoes get soft. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and tomato sauce. Add ¼ cup water and mix well.

Step 3

Add the prawns and mix well. Let the mixture boil and allow it to thicken. Switch off the gas. Allow it to cool.Make a dough with rice flour, salt and little water. Divide the dough into equal portions and shape to form small balls.

Step 4

Flatten each ball and stuff a spoonful of the prawn gravy in the center and roll again to form small balls. Coat the balls with grated coconut.

Step 5

Heat water in a steamer and steam the balls for ten minutes or till rice flour is cooked.Serve hot.

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