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All Recipes > Post Pregnancy/Banantana foods Posted On: Thursday, November 17, 2011
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         Home made Crispy Adike Pudi/Supari

Adike in Kannada commonly referred to as "betel nut" as it is often chewed wrapped in beetal leaves. Home made Adike is chewed with beetal leaves and chunam(lime) after food during post pregnancy/bananthana. This is usually followed in South of Karnataka. Home made Adike will be very crispy and tasty, this can also be prepared and served with beetal leaves during any religious ceremonies. Chewing the mixture of areca nut and beetal leaf is a tradition, custom or ritual which dates back thousands of years.



Adike/Areca nut: 1 cup coarsely powdered

Nutmeg/ Jayikayi: 1/2 inch

Diamond Sugar: 1/4 cup

Cardamom: 4

Melon seeds/Muskmelon seeds: 2 tbsp

Dry grated Coconut: 1/2 cup

Ghee For Frying: 1-2 tbsp

Cloves: 3

Badam: 6 - 8 pieces

Japathre/mace: 2 slices

Pachakarpora: A pinch


1. Fry Muskmelon/Melon seeds and badam with very little ghee. Transfer this to a mixing bowl.

2. Fry Adike  with remaining ghee. This will make it very crispy. Transfer this to a mixing bowl.

3. Add grated copra, diamond sugar to the mixing bowl. Mix well.

4. Powder Nutmeg, cardamom ,cloves and japathre  finely and add it to the mixing bowl (Step 3).  Mix well and allow it to cool. Store it in air tight jars.

You can now serve with beetal leaves.

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Tags: Adike, Areca nut, Nutmeg/Jayikayi, Diamond Sugar, Cardamom, Watermelon seeds, Dry grated Coconut, Ghee, Cloves, Badam, Japathre, mace, Pachakarpora, beetal leaves, chunam, lime, post pregnancy, bananthana, bananthi foods, bananthi Adike.

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chitra on November 17, 2011 said:

I am a big fan of this. Whenever i go out for lunch , i have this ;)Bookmarked !!

Savitha on November 17, 2011 said:

Thanks chitra, try this recipe of adike it will be awesome. Learnt this recipe from my mom. It will be very crispy.

Manasa Harsha on November 26, 2011 said:

Yummy...i love it...waiting for the antinaunde receipe :P


ragni on January 2, 2012 said:

Very tasty lovely thanks yaar


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