Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Nethra Pazham Pradhaman (Banana Pradhaman)/Payasam

Ripe Banana – 2 medium
Jaggery syrup – ½ cup
Coconut milk – 11/2 cup (use ½ of a can)
Thenga kothu (coconut bits) – 4-6 tbsp
Ghee – 3 tbsp
Dried ginger powder – ½ tsp (optional)
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp

·         Cut the banana in to 4 parts and steam, cook till well cooked. Cool and peel the skin off and cut in the center remove the black seeds.

·         Grind with little water till smooth paste and keep it aside
·         In a heavy bottom pan add 2 tbsp. of ghee. And then add ground banana paste and the jaggery syrup.
·         Cook on medium heat and stirring continuously till it become thick paste.
·         This stage adds coconut milk and mix well. Again cook for 5-10 minutes on lower heat. Add dried ginger and cardamom powder. Switch off flame.
·         Take ghee on a pan and add coconut bit when the ghee is hot. Fry until golden brown and pour this into the payasam.
·         Serve hot…



  1. The payasam looks very delicious, have never tasted this before, bookmarked:)

  2. wow... payasam looks absolutely delicious... bookmarked..

  3. Awesome Pradhaman.....done it superbly

  4. New to me...looks creamy and yum....

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  6. Very delicious n thick..yum yum!!Loved the garnish on top...

    Erivum Puliyum

  7. Sounds really delicious! Thanks a lot for sharing with my event :)
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  8. Wow.. Very intresting payasam. It's very new to me..

  9. Very delicious and inviting payasam...


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