Nendram Pazham Pradhaman
Nendra Pazham is the Kerala special banana Last week I brought it from KeralaIt become ripe. So Today for my Poornima Puja I prepared this Payasam/ Pradhaman as Neividhyam. Pradhaman is basically payasam prepared with coconut milk.The flavour of jaggery and coconut milk together with the sweet ripe plantains, Made this payasam just divine.
Ripe Banana /Nenthrapazham - 2 (big)
Jagerry/vellam -1 cup (crushed)
Thin coconut milk 3rd extract-11/2 cup
Semi Medium Thick Coconut milk - 2nd -1cup
Thick Coconut milk - 1st extract 1/2 cup
Coconut - ¼ cup, cut into small piece
Cardamom powder -1/2 tsp
Cashews nut -2 tsp
Raisins - 2 tsp
Ghee - 4 tbsp
1.In a pan add 1/2 water and chopped ripe banana pieces.
2.Let it cook fully Grind or mash the cooked banana and make it into a smooth pulp, do not add any water while grinding or mashing.(I used Mash Banana with spatula)
3.In little water melt jaggery and make a thick syrup. Strain to remove any impurities and set aside.
4.Add the nendram pazham pulp and mix well. Stir it well and mash with the back of the spatula if you find any lumps.
5.Cook on medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring continuously, till the banana and jaggery mixture come together as a mass.
6. Add 3rd extracted milk. Stir and cook till it thickens up. Then add 2nd extracted milk and cook for minutes. Stir occasionally to avoid burning.
7. Turn of flame and add the Thick coconut milk. Mix well.
8.Heat ghee in a small pan fry cashews,raisins and coconut pieces and add this to the pradhaman.
9.Yummy NendraPazha Pradhaman is ready,Serve hot orWarm!