Sunday, December 12, 2010

Erissery with Omakka and Vanpayar

A popular sadya item in Kerala. It can be made with Chena, mathanga and vazhakka. But this one had made with papaya and vanpayar. A nice combination with rice. Erissery is a dish with thick spicy gravy.
Papaya square cut: 1 cup
Red beans(Vanpayar):1 cup
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Salt -as needed

cumin seeds-1/2 tbsp
Garlic -4
Pepper -4
Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Red chillies-3
Curry leaves
Oil-2 tsp
Grated coconut-2 tbsp(for seasoning)
Cook the red beans and papaya in cooker with salt, turmeric powder and chilli powder. Grind coconut with cumin seeds, garlic and pepper. Add it to the papaya. Allow it to boil. Check salt and other tastes. For this recipe apart from the regular garnishing we have to add some fried coconut to it. There will be a nice aroma after this seasoning. For this we have add some oil to a kadai. Add some mustard, red chillies and some curry leaves. After spluttering we have to add 2 tsp of grated coconut to the mixture and fry it. Pour this to the cooker. Delicious Erissery is ready. We can have it with rice.

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