Kerala Erissery

Yam(Chena) and Raw banana(Vazhakka) with coconut gravy

Kerala Erissery

Yam(Chena) and Raw banana(Vazhakka) with coconut gravy

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Anita Jacob

Published On: 15 Sep 2005

Rating: 4
22 Votes, 3 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 10
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Step 1

Split the banana lengthwise into 3 pieces. Cut it into small pieces without peeling off the skin.

2)Cook yam and banana along with pepper powder, turmeric powder and salt in a cup of water.

Step 2

Grind together one fourth quantity of grated coconut and cumin seeds and add to it along with the cooked beans.

Step 3

Grind the remaining coconut and saute on a low flame, till brown in colour. Keep it aside.

Step 4

Heat ghee in a smll pan.

Step 5

Splutter mustard seeds.

Step 6

Add coconut oil, seasoned mustard seeds and the sauteed coconut into the vegetable mixture.

Step 7

Mix well.


Good one.I added some greengram along with the vegetables and some green chillies.

bindu joseph

It gives a typical naadan taste.Also very easy and quick preparation.


The food was excellent and truly typical of the way my family in india makes, from the Ottapalam , palakad style.

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