Erucheri is a spicy and delicious dish prepared with raw plantains, coconut and spices. It is a wonderful combination with steamed rice.


  • 2 Plantains, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups Grated fresh coconut
  • 1/4 teaspoon Crushed black pepper
  • 1 pinch Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard
  • 1 Red chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon Urad dal
  • Curry leaves for seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut oil


  1. Cook plantains with salt, turmeric and pepper until done.
  2. Grind half the fresh coconut and add it to cooked plantains.
  3. In a seperate pan, heat coconut oil and season with mustard, urad dal, curry leaves and fry remaining grated coconut until reddish brown.
  4. Pour seasoning onto the plantain. Serve erucheri with steamed rice.

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