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
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 reserved for garnish and stir till browned.
Add this mixture to the erisherry and mix in the curry leaves.