പഴം പൊരി കടികൾ / Fried Plantain Bites

Give a twist to the regular naadan palaharam (snack) and enjoy these golden beauties with hot tea or a “full cup of memories”!   Ingredients: Ripe plantain /ethapazham / nendrapazham- 3 All purpose flour / maida – 1 cup Rice flour – 3 tbsp Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp Sugar – 3 tsp Black sesame seeds

Ethapazham (Nenthrapazham) Vanpayar Erissery / Kerala Style Plantain & Red Beans Curry

A unique traditional Kerala dish with a balanced taste of plantains and coconut that titillates the tastes buds.   Ingredients: Raw or semi-ripe plantains/ethakka- 3 medium, chopped into small cubes Black eye beans/vanpayar/red beans- 1 cup Shredded Coconut- 1 cup Turmeric powder- 1 tsp Chili powder- 1 tsp Jeera/cumin seeds -1/4 tsp Dry red chilies- 3 Mustard

Kayyum Muttayum Varuthathu / Malabar Style Fried Ripe Plantains With Sweet Scrambled Eggs

This perfect teatime easy snack gives a feeling of fullness & lots of energy to your little ones. The caramelized banana slices are stir fried with sweet and scrambled eggs and nuts.   Ingredients: Ripe Plantains/nendrapazham/ethapazham : 2 Eggs – 2 Sugar- 4 tsp Cardamom powder- A pinch Ghee- 3 tbsp Cashewnuts- 1 tbsp Method: Peel

Pazham Ada Pradhaman/Pazhaada Pradhaman

Ingredients : For Pazham Ada : Very Ripe Plantains /Nenthrapazham : 2 (big) Unroasted rice flour /Unakkalari podi : 1/2 cup Water : 1/4 cup (may be less or more depending on the rice flour) Ghee or Clarified butter : 1 tsp Banana leaves: Fresh or frozen for spreading the dough Salt a pinch For

Ethapazham/Nenthra Pazham Pulliseri/Ripe Plantain Yogurt Curry in Creamy Coconut Sauce

Ingredients: Ethapazham / nenthra pazham / ripe plantain – 1 medium, diced into small cubes Green chilies – 2, finely chopped Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Fenugreek powder – 1/4 tsp Grated coconut – 3/4 – 1 cup Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Yoghurt/curd – 2 cups, beaten Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Dry red chilies