Nendra Pazham Pulissery

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Pulissery   is a popular kerala dish.  This Pulissery is a combination  of coconut, ripe banana and yogurt. You can serve the Nendra pazham pulissery  along with steamed rice


2 ripe nendra pazham/plantain

11/2 cup thick curd

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

1 tsp red chilli powder

Salt to taste

To Grind

1 cup grated coconut

½ tsp cumin seed

For  seasoning

1tsp oil

½ tsp mustard seed

2 broken dry chillies

¼ tsp fenugreek seeds

Few curry leaves


Peel the plantains and cut into big pieces. Cook it in just enough water with turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt till it is soft

Grind the coconut with cumin seeds into a fine paste

Once the nendra pazham is cooked, add coconut paste with ½ cup of water and bring to a boil.

Whisk curd and add it to the above mixture and mix well. Simmer until  it starts foaming up. Let it not boil. Remove from heat

In a small frying pan, heat oil  and  add mustard seeds. Once it crackles, add fenugreek seeds, red chilli and curry leaves. Pour this over  puliserry

Serve Nendra pazham puliserry with rice

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