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Pazham Prathaman Recipe

Pazham Prathaman is a popular Indian Dessert
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On :
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Dessert Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Ripe Plantain: Large – 2 (about 400grams)
  • Jaggery – 200 – 300 grams (as per taste)
  • Milk – 500 ml
  • Water – 200 ml
  • Cashew nuts– 10
  • Raisins – 10
  • Ghee (Clarified butter) – 1 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder – ¼ tsp
  • How to Make Pazham Prathaman:

    1. Peel and slice plantains into 1 inch thick roundels
    2. Boil the sliced plantains in water for about 25 mins till it is reduced to pulp
    3. Boil milk and jaggery together, till reduced to half quantity.
    4. Use a potato masher to mash the plantain into a smooth paste
    5. Pour the milk and jaggery into the plantain pulp and stir well
    6. In a separate pan melt the butter and sauté the cashew nuts and raisins till light golden brown
    7. Add the cashew nuts and raisins to the banana pulp along with the cardamom powder
    8. Serve hot or chilled as desired after meals


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