Pazham Pachadi

Banana Pachadi is a sweet dish served mainly during sadya/feasts.

It is a tasty pachadi served for Onam is very easy to prepare. Do try this wonderful dish and please your family.


Coconut,shredded1 cup
Mustard seeds1 teaspoon for crushing
Mustard seeds½ teaspoon, to season
Turmeric powder¼ teaspoon
Kashmiri chilly powder¼ teaspoon
Green chilly2 – 3,slit
Curry leaves1 sprig
Yogurt1 cup
Uluvappodia pinch
Salt as required
Coconut Oil as required
Cumin seeds/Cheriya Jeerakam¼ teaspoon
Dry red chillies2 N’s

In a pan add chopped banana, required salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder and green chilly.

Add one cup of water to this and let it cook for a few minutes under medium flame. Remove the cover and stir well. add grated jaggery and cook again 3 minutes in a low flame.

Meanwhile, in a blender add coconut, jeera, mustard seeds, and little water. Blend this to a smooth paste and keep it aside.

Remove the cover and stir the cooked banana pieces. Now, bring down the flame and add the coconut paste to this and mix well. let it heat for 2 minutes. Do not let the curry boil after adding coconut paste. Switch off the flame now. Add yogurt to this and mix well. Heat another pan.Add mustard seeds and let it crackles. Add curry leaves, dry red chilies, fenugreek powder to this. Saute for a few seconds. Season it to the pachadi. Mix well and cover it for 10 minutes. Remove from the stove top.


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