ഏത്തപ്പഴം ഇലയട / Steamed Plantain-Rice Parcels

A traditional Kerala delicacy encased in a dough of rice flour + plantain, layered with sweet fillings, & steamed in banana leaf! Ingredients:Ripe plantains-3, steamed Rice flour- 2 cups Grated coconut- 1 cup Jaggery powder- 1/2 cup Cardamom powder – 1 tsp Sesame seeds- 1/2 tsp Salt- To taste Water- As needed Banana leaves- As

പഴം വിളയിച്ചത് / Pan Fried Bananas With Coconut & Semolina

Brighten your day on a sweet note with a popular snack from the Malabar region! Ingredients: Ripe plantains/banana-2, sliced Rava/semolina – 2-3 tbsp Grated coconut-1/4 cup Cashews- 6-8 Raisins-5-6Cardamom powder-1/4 tsp Ghee/clarified butter- As needed Sugar- As needed Method: Heat ghee in a pan. Add the sliced bananas and fry until they turn golden. Remove

Caribbean Banana Patties

An absolutely delightful way to use up those surplus bananas making a variety tea time snack that is sweet and tasty!     Ingredients: Ripe plantains-3, steamed All purpose flour/maida-1/2 cup Wheat flour – 1/2 cup Grated coconut-1/2 cup Egg-1 Vanilla essence – 1 tsp Cardamon powder- 1/4 tsp Sugar-As needed Water-As needed Salt –

Annammede Pradhamanu Parippu Pazha Madhurakkoottu / Kerala Style Ripe Plantains & Lentils Pudding

A sweet coconut-jaggery based pudding with the delectable concoction of ripe plantains and yellow lentils as the main star ingredients!     Ingredients: Ripe plantains – 3 Jaggery powder- 1/2 kg Split moong dal/yellow lentils -100 g Coconut milk-4 cups Chukku podi/dry ginger powder-1/2 tsp Cardamom powder-1/2 tsp Jeera powder-1/2 tsp Coconut slices-A handful, thinly

Vennayil Poricha Nenthrapazham / Ghee Roasted Plantains

A super easy and yummy fried snack for those lazy busy days!    Ingredients: Ripe plantains –  2, cut into half or as whole ones Sugar – 3 tbsp Slightly roasted coconut flakes – 3 tbsp Ghee/clarified butter – 2 sticks Method: Peel the plantains. Melt ghee in a pan. Add the plantains and shallow

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

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

Nendran Pazham Pradhaman/Ripe Plantain Payasam

Ingredients: Ripe plantain/nendranpazham/kerala banana 1 Jaggery 1 cup or less Water 1/2 cup Cardamom/elaka 3 pods Dried ginger/chukku half an inch piece crushed Coconut milk 1st extract half 1/2 cup Coconut milk 2nd extract 1 cup Ghee 2-3 tablespoons Cashew nuts 8-10 numbers Raisins 2 tablespoons   Method: Keep the coconut milk ready. Fry the nuts

Unnakaya/Stuffed Ripe Plantain Fry

Ingredients Ripe plantain-5 Oil- for deep frying For coconut filling Cashew nut -chopped-1/8 cup Grated coconut-1/2 cup Sugar-2 tbsp Cardamom powder-1/8 tsp Ghee-2 to 3 tsp Method: To prepare the filling, heat ghee in a pan and fry cashew nuts until it turns golden. Add grated coconut and sauté till it turns golden. Add sugar