Erissery (Kerala Snack) Recipe

Ingredients

  • Green bananas or plantains (nenthrakkay) – cubed
  • turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • chili powder – 1 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  • mustard seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
  • urad dal – 1/4 teaspoon
  • coconut, grated – 1/2 cup (may substitute des. coconut)
  • coconut for garnish – 1 tablespoon
  • black pepper – 1/4 teaspoon   curry leaves – a few
  • salt to taste
  • oil – 1 teaspoon 

   Method

  • Soak the cut plantains in warm water mixed with half teaspoon turmeric for ten minutes.
  • Drain and cook the plantains with the remaining turmeric and salt.
  • Grind the coconut well with cumin and add to the cooked plantains.
  • Let it simmer. Meanwhile, heat the oil and pop the mustard seeds.
  • Add the urad dal and the coconut and stir till browned.
  • Add this mixture to the erisserry and mix in the curry leaves.

Serve Hot

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