Vazhakka Mezhukkupuratti

Simple and flavorful dish from Kerala prepared with raw banana


  • 2 Raw banana, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 teaspoons Coconut oil
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 10 Shallots - peeled
  • 2 Red Chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Curry leaves - a sprig
  • Salt as needed


  1. Grind shallots, garlic and red chilli into very coarse mixture and keep aside.
  2. Boil raw banana in water along with turmeric powder and salt. Cook till just soft. Strain and keep cooked cubes aside.
  3. Stir fry banana cubes in coconut oil along with mustard seeds, curry leaves, masala mixture. Adjust taste with salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat.
  4. Serve Vazhakka Mezhukkupuratti hot with rice

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