Traditional Kerala Recipe


  • Banana – 3 nos
  • Rice flour – 2 nos
  • Jaggery -1 cup
  • Grated coconut – ½ cup
  • Cardamom- 3 nos
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Ghee – 2 or 3 tsp
  • Bay leaves – 8 or 9nos


  • Heat a pan ,add jaggery and water boil them well, then drain and keep aside.
  • Crush cardamom into fine powder set aside.
  • Peel the bananas and smash with neat hands.
  • Then add rice flour,grated coconut, cardamom powder,salt and ghee into bowland
    combinethem well.
  • Add drained jaggery water little by little and make a smooth dough . It should not be too
    thick or too loose. Add jaggary water if necessary or the dough is too thick.
  • Then make cones from the bay leaves, pin it up with stem of coconut leaves.
  • Now put the mixture into the cones, as per the size of the leaf.
  • Then fold the top with the upper edge .
  • Heat water in a idli steamer , Place the cones on a steamer and steam for 12 to 14 minutes.
  • Serve warm and enjoy traditional kerala recipe with tea.

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