Nentrapazham Pulissery/Pazham Pulissery

Pulissery is a traditional dish served during sadhyas or festive occasions.It is a combo of sweet and sour taste and it is prepared using ripe banana in yogurt and coconut sauce.it goes well with Kerala Matta Rice and Pickle.

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Ingredients

  1. Banana/Nentrapazham(ripe,medium,cut into cubes) – 1
  2. Green Chilly(slit lengthwise) – 4
  3. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Grated Coconut – 1 cup or 1/2 of coconut
  6. Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  7. Fenugreek seeds(Uluva) – 1/4 tsp
  8. Yogurt(thick,not too sour) – 2 cups
  9. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  10. Dry Red Chilly – 2
  11. Curry leaves
  12. Coconut Oil
  13. Salt

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Preparation

  1. In a Pan, Add banana pieces,green chilly,turmeric powder,red chilly powder and salt.Cover and cook till it becomes soft.
  2. In the mean time grind coconut with cumin seeds into a fine paste.
  3. Once banana is cooked well, open the lid and add coconut paste.Let it boil.
  4. Once it starts to boil,add yogurt to it and mix well.don’t let yogurt boil.
  5. Remove from fire.
  6. Heat coconut oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds,dry red chilly,fenugreek seeds,curry leaves and add the seasonings to the curry.
  7. Serve with Rice.
 

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