Parippu Pachakkaya Curry

Parippu Pachakkaya Curry

Parippu Pachakkaya Curry is another nutritious delicacy which can be served along with Kerala meal. It is very easy to cook with very little ingredients and a traditional Kerala dish that combines raw banana and dal with spices and ground coconut. This is very popular in Malabar area.

Truly mouth-watering!


  • Toor Dal 1/4 Cup
  • Plantain (Pacha Kaya) 1 Nos. (Pealed and Cubed)
  • Grated Coconut 3/4 Cup
  • Green Chilly 3 Nos. (Slit)
  • Cummin Seed 1 Pinch
  • Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Chilly Powder 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Coconut Oil, Mustard Seeds, Shallots, Dried Red Chilly, Curry Leaves, Salt and Water as required.


  1. Soak Dal in water for about 45 minutes
  2. Pressure cook Dal and plantain pieces, by adding Turmeric Powder, Green Chilly Salt and Water. (Two Whistles)
  3. Grind coconut, cumin seeds and chili powder with a little water
  4. Add the Mixture to the cooked Dal and stir; Cook for about 5 minutes on low flame (Add Enough Water for required consistency)
  5. Heat up the pan with Coconut Oil; Splutter Mustard Seeds, Sliced Shallots, Dried red chilly and Curry Leaves.
  6. Add this to the curry and stir well.
  7. Serve Hot with Rice & Thoran 😉

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