Search This Blog

Monday, March 22, 2010

Kaaya Erissery

Erissery is typical kerala dish. It is a combination of cooked Vegetable and Beans, seasoned by Grated Coconut.
Kaaya Erissery made with a combination of Banana and Blackeyed Beans (vanpayar).Banana consist of sugar and fiber.Black-eyed peas provide a number of nutrients, are a rich source of fiber.

  • Blackeyed Beans(Van payar) - 1/2 cup
  • Unripened Banana(cut into cubes) - 1 cups
  • Grated coconut - ¼ cup
  • Grated coconut(for seasoning)- 3 Tbs
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - ½ tsp
  • Garlic pods - 1 nos
  • Salt - As reqd
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Chilly powder - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red chillies - 2 nos
  • Coconut Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - A few

  • Cook Beans in a Pressure cooker with water and turmeric powder for 3 -4 whistle.
  • Cook Banana along with the cooked beans.
  • Grind Coconut,Cumin seed and Garlic into paste.
  • Add coconut paste and Salt into it and allow to boil.
  • Remove from fire.
  • Heat Oil in a Pan.
  • Add Mustrard seeds and Red chillies and Curry leaves in to it, allow to Splutter.
  • When it starts to splutter, add the grated coconut and fry it until it turns brown.
  • Add it to the cooked Erissery and mix well.
Recommended Combination: Serve hot with Rice.

No comments:

Post a Comment