Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Recipe: Puzhukku

Raw Banana: 1 no.
Vellapayar (Cow peas, lobia, Chowli): 2 tbsps.
Turmeric powder: 1 tsp.
Black pepper powder: 1 tsp.
Salt to taste.
Jaggery: a small piece
Grated coconut: 1tbsp
Curry leaves: a few
Coconut oil 2 tsp for garnishing.


Presoak the cow peas overnight. Slit the banana lengthwise and cut into 1 cm thick pieces. Pressure cook the cowpeas and banana pieces along with turmeric powder and pepper powder with just enough water. Remove and boil. Add the jaggery and salt. Boil for a few more minutes until all the ingredients are well blended. Remove and add curry leaves and coconut gratings. Pour the coconut oil on top.

Delicious Puzhukku is ready. ENJOY.

Along with my recipe for Puliyekuthi Poduthuval this is my entry for JFI Banana.


Rajitha said...

i love puzhukku...it is healthy and delicious at the same time!

Ammupatti said...

Hi ranjitha

me too!

mb said...

I've never had this before, would love to try it. Will make it soon - Mandira

Anonymous said...

yummmmmiiiieeee..i love puzhukku - esp what we make for thiruvathira,alleya maami!

Nalini said...

hi akka
thanks for tellin me that puzhukku can be made with banana, thought it was only made with idichakkai, thats what i ve tasted, when amma makes it, whenever she is here

Brahmanyan said...

Wonderful to have a patti like Ammupatti. What a lot of tasty dishes from her Adukkala ! My namaskarams to you Patti.

Ammupatti said...

Hi Nalini

I am surprised amma hasnt made this puzhukku for u all these days. It is one of our favorites. Anyway, now that you know the recipe, I am sure you would prepare this and surprise all.