Stuffed Banana Or Pazham Nirachathu

Stuffed Banana Or Pazham Nirachathu

Stuffed banana

Stuffed banana or pazham nirachathu is a most wanted and easily available snack in Malabar area for example, If you have tea from any restaurant in Thalassery and when you ask what snack is available, the stuffed banana or pazham nirachath would be the first in the list of snacks. It is simple to make yet yummy.

Kids will love this snack so, it is easy for moms to make kids eat bananas. Like all other Malabar snacks, the ingredients are commonly available or even always in stock at home. Banana and ghee are one of the yummiest combinations and when it is stuffed with coconut, raisins and nuts enhances the taste to its peak.

Charcol banana

Bananas are also yummy when it is being grilled in charcoal. Then after peeling the banana add ghee and some sugar on top. This is how I used to have bananas when I was a child. My mother has less difficulty making me eat bananas if it was prepared like that.

Similarity with Unnakaya

The stuffed banana recipe is same as the unnakaya recipe. Ingredients are the same but preparation is a little different. Another difference between these two recipes is that for unnakaya, semi-ripe bananas are the best and for a stuffed banana, the perfectly ripe banana makes the snack extra tasty.

Bananas are rich in fibre, minerals and nutrients so it has many health benefits.  One among them is, it has the ability to smoothen your digestive system and ensure proper digestion.

How to make stuffed banana or Pazham nirachath

Let’s go through the process of making mouth-watering stuffed banana. Visit my youtube channel Nimz Kitchen, If you wish to watch the video recipe for this snack.

Ingredients

Banana                                         : 2 No

Ghee                                             : 2 tbsp

Coconut                                        : 1 cup(180ml)

Cardamom Powder                    : 1/4 tsp

Nuts                                              : 5 No

Raisins                                          : 5 No

Sugar                                             : 2 tbsp

Steps to make Stuffed Banana or Pazham nirachathu

Step1:

Take 2 bananas and peel it. Add ghee in a frying pan. Put the banana in the ghee and fry it in a medium flame till it becomes golden yellow colour. Turn sides to get an even colour at all

Step 2:

Take out the banana from the pan and keep it in a plate. Add coconut in the remaining ghee in the pan, add sugar and cardamom powder. Sauté for few minutes in a medium flame and fry it till it turns golden brown and crispy.

Step 3

Make a pocket in the banana and fill this fried coconut in it and add nuts and raisin as toppings.

So the delicious stuffed banana is ready to serve

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Pazham nirachathu
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5 from 1 vote

Stuffed banana/pazham nirachathu

Stuffed banana is a popular Malabar evening snack. Perfect for kids snack box
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Indian, kerala
Keyword: evening snack, Malabar recipes, Malabar snack, pazham nirachath, pazham nirachathu, recipe, snacks, stuffed banana, thalassery special
Servings: 2 people

Equipment

  • Pan

Ingredients

  • 2 Banana                                        
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 5 Nuts
  • 5 Raisin
  • 2 tbsp Sugar

Instructions

Step 1:

  • Take 2 bananas and peel it. Add ghee in a frying pan. Put the banana in the ghee and fry it in a medium flame till it becomes golden yellow colour. Turn sides to get an even colour at all

Step 2:

  • Take out the banana from the pan and keep it in a plate. Add coconut in the remaining ghee in the pan, add sugar and cardamom powder. Sauté for few minutes in a medium flame and fry it till it turns golden brown and crispy.

Step 3:

  • Make a pocket in the banana and fill this fried coconut in it and add nuts and raisin as toppings.

Video

This Post Has 2 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    yummy…… 🤤

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