Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala

Kerala Culture

Banana Pachadi

Ripe plantain cut into thin round pieces – 2 cups
Green Chilies (cut into round) – 4 nos
Curd – 1 cup
Shallots – 4 nos
Grated coconut – 1 cup
Chili powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp + ½ tsp
Dried red chilies – 4 nos
Curry leaves – as required
Salt – as required
Oil – as required
Sugar – ½ tsp
Method of Preparation:
Cook plantain with required amount of water, chili powder, turmeric powder and salt. Water should reduce completely. Grind coconut, mustard seeds, shallots and curry leaves well. Add this mixture to the cooked plantain. Let it cool. Add curd and sugar. Mix well. Splutter mustard seeds in oil. Add dried red chilies and curry leaves. Add this to the pachadi.


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