Monday, October 17, 2016

Ethapazham Paal Curry

Ethapazham Paal Curry

Ethapazham paal curry or pazham curry is a simple breakfast stew made with ripe plantains and coconut milk. It is mildly spicy and sweet curry and goes well with appam or idiyappam.

Ripe plantain/ethapazham- 2 large
Shallots chopped- 1/4 cup
Green chilly- 3
Ginger chopped- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-a few
Coconut milk thin- 1 cup
Coconut milk thick- 3/4 cup
 Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
Cardamom powder- a pinch
Cumin powder- a pinch
Powdered jaggery- 1/2 tsp (optional)
salt to taste

Heat oil in a pan and saute shallots, curry leaves, green chilly and chopped ginger till translucent.
Add turmeric powder and salt and then the chopped plantains. Mix well and add thin coconut milk.Cover and cook till the plantain are cooked and soft. Remove the lid and mix cardamom powder, cumin powder and powdered jaggery. Mix well. Add thick coconut milk and simmer for a minute and remove from the stove. Serve with appam or idiyappam.

Try this,
Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Never heard of a spicy sweet curry! Ethu kollaalo...

  2. Looks yum.. As your beautiful pics say, it should be perfect with appams :)

  3. Different and delicious curry with ripe bananas, would love to try this sometime..


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