Pazham Prathaman

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Category:  Dessert

Region:  Kerala

Type:  Vegetarian


  1. Njalippoovan Pazham     10    nos.
  2. Jaggery(Sarkkara)     500    g
  3. Coconut Milk     4    cups
  4. Coconut Strips     4    tbsp
  5. Ghee     4    tbsp
  6. Chukku Powder    ¼    tsp
  7. Cumin Seeds Powder     ¼    tsp
  8. Cardamom(Elakka) Powder     ¼    tsp
  9. Cashew Nuts     10    g
  10. Raisins (Unakka Munthiri)     10    g


  1. Skin and cut the plantains into 2 or 3. Cook in a wide pan with 2 water. Flip the pieces in between.
  2. Take jaggery in another pan. Add 2 cup water and boil. When it is completely dissolved and the solution thickened switch off stove.
  3. When the plantains are cooked and there is no water left, mash it well. Add the jaggery paani and 2 tbsp of ghee and cook on low heat stirring continuously.
  4. When the water is almost gone add a little more ghee and cook again.
  5. Switch off the stove and continue stirring. Add coconut milk little by little.
  6. When the whole coconut milk is added and mixed well heat on low flame till the raw smell of coconut is gone and the prathaman is reasonably hot.
  7. Add chukku jeerakam elakka podi and mix well. Heat the remaining ghee and fry chopped coconut, cashew nut and kismis.
  8. Serve it.

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