Published under: BananaColocasiaOnam

A popular recipe from Kerala and must during Onam Sadya, Erissery is made with one or more vegetables. This recipe uses Green Banana and Elephant Yam.

Vazhakkai (Green Banana) – 2
Senai Kizhangu (Elephant Yam) – 1/2
Coconut – 2 cups, grated + little extra
Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
Red Chillies – 1 to 2, depending on size
Coconut Oil – 3 tsp
Turmeric Powder – a pinch
Salt as per taste
Curry Leaves – few
Mustard Seeds – little
Urad Dal – little

1. Peel and finely chop the green bananas and elephant yam.
2. Heat 1/2 cup of water over medium flame. Adjust as required.
3. Add the chopped bananas and yam along with turmeric powder, salt and pepper powder.
4. Bring to a boil.
5. When the vegetables are tender add the coconut and mix well.
6. Heat oil in a small frying pan.
7. Fry the urad dal, curry leaves and mustard seeds for 30 seconds.
8. Add a litle grated coconut and to the pan.
9. Mix well and remove when the water has almost evaporated.
10. Serve hot.

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Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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