Banana Stew

Ripe bananas(Nenthrapazham) stewed in coconut milk

Banana Stew

Ripe bananas(Nenthrapazham) stewed in coconut milk

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Hema Thantry

Published On: 04 Jun 2005

Rating: 4
4 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Extract first(thick) and second(thin) coconut milk from the grated coconut.

Step 2

Heat up a pan or a vessel.

Step 3

Add sliced bananas along with second coconut milk, water and sugar.

Step 4

Cook, till the banana is done.

Step 5

Add first coconut milk and boil just once.

Step 6

Add powdered cardamom and ghee.

Step 7

:- Serve hot or chilled.


Easy to prepare. Tasty - hot or chilled.

hi all

Try this without cardomom & ghee.It would taste much better.That is how the traditional kerala banana stew is prepared.


This is good with palappam and velleppam.If you want the consistency to be little thick you can add one tbsp rice powder to this before you add first coconut milk.

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