A tasty raw banana and yam preparation. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Yam, Raw bananas
Cuisine Kerala
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Eriseri

  • 1 cup Yam 1 cm cubes
  • 2 medium Raw bananas 1 cm cubes
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 10 Black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup Coconut scraped
  • 1 tablespoon Rice
  • 2 tablespoons Coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 10-12 Curry leaves


  1. Boil yam cubes in two cups of salted water with a pinch turmeric powder, drain and reserve. Grind peppercorns with little water to a smooth paste. Soak half the scraped coconut with rice in one cup warm water and grind to a smooth paste.
  2. Heat coconut oil and fry the remaining coconut to light brown. Cool and keep aside. Boil the raw banana in two cups salted water with turmeric powder. When nearly done add the cooked yam.
  3. Add the peppercorn paste to the vegetables and continue cooking. Add the coconut paste and adjust seasoning. Simmer till the gravy thickens. Stir in the browned coconut.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add curry leaves. Add this tempering to the curry and cover immediately to trap the flavours. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 372.5
Carbohydrates 43.07
Protein 3.58
Fat 20.65
Other Fiber 1.92