Kerala nostalgic recipe Ethapazham Nirachathu


  • Banana- 4 or 5 nos
  • Cashew nut -3 tbsp
  • Raisins -2 or 3 tsp
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Sugar – 1 or 2 tbsp
  • Maida flour -1/2 cup
  • Turmeric -1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee -2 or 3 tbsp


  • Take apan, add ghee. Fry the cashews and raisins and keep aside. In the same
    pan, add the grated coconut and sugar and saute until lightly browned
  • Add this to the roasted cashews and raisins and mix well. Keep it aside.
  • Mix together maida, turmeric and salt add water and using a spoon mix thoroughly
    to form a thick batter.
  •  Peel the banana and slit in the middle take a portion of the coconut filling then
    gently fill coconut filling in to the slit,push the stuff inside the banana as much as
    you can
  • Then just cover the slit with maida batter
  • Heat oil in a pan place the banana in to it.the slit should be down side.
  • After few minutes  turn all sides and fry till banana becomes golden colour
  • Turn off the flame and serve the ethapazham nirachathe with tea or coffee
    Enjoy the taste

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