Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe - Ayurvedic Recipe

Give this refreshing Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe a try over a weekend. It's got fresh and sweet flavours from the Nedra Pazham which adds a sweet and spicy touch to the coconut curry. Serve it along with hot steamed rice and a vendakka thoran for a weekend lunch.

Archana Doshi
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Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe is a wonderful twist on a traditional pulissery that we all know. It is usually has vegetables like ash gourd that is added into the curry but here in this recipe we have created a twist by adding ripened banana that compliments well with the flavor of ground coconut mixture and curd. It is also considered to be a part of baby food that you can make it with less spices.

Serve the Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe along with Steamed Rice, Pavakkai Poriyal Recipe and Elai Vadam for a wholesome lunch or dinner.

If you are looking for more Kerala Style Recipes, here are some that you can make for your everyday meals: 

  1. Kerala Special Mambazha Puliserry Recipe
  2. Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry)
  3. Kerala Style Appam Recipe (Fermented Rice Pancakes With Coconut)

Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M


4 Servings


  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 Nendra Pazham Banana (Ripe) , peeled and sliced into rounds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 cup Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • To Grind
  • 1 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 cup Lukewarm Water
  • Oil , for tempering

How to make Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe - Ayurvedic Recipe

  1. To begin making the Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe, prepare all the ingredients and keep ready.

  2. Preheat oil in heavy bottomed pan over medium heat; add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and allow them to crackle.

  3. Add the turmeric powder and the Nendra Pazham along with the salt.

  4. Stir fry and cook the Nendra Pazham until it is soft and cooked through. This will not take more than a couple of minutes.  Turn off the heat. 

  5. Into a mixer grinder, add the coconut, green chillies, cumin seeds, curry leaves along with 1/2 cup warm water and blend to make a smooth mixture.

  6. Add this coconut mixture along with the yogurt to the cooked Nendra Pazham.

  7. When you are ready to serve your meal, bring Nendra Pazham Pulissery to a brisk boil for a couple of minutes and turn off the heat.

  8. Check salt and adjust according to taste. 

  9. Transfer the Nendra Pazham Pulissery to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  10. Serve the Nendra Pazham Pulissery Recipe along with Steamed RicePavakkai Poriyal Recipe and Elai Vadam for a wholesome lunch or dinner.