Erissery is made of raw plantains and Yams sliced and boiled in water with salt and chillies or pepper added.
1. Elephant Yam (chena) cut into cubes - 1 and a half cup
2. Raw Banana cut into cubes - 1 and a
3. Coconut - 1 cup
Pepper - 10
Dry Red Chillies - 2
Cumin (Jeerakam) -
Salt - as required
5. Oil - 6 tbspn
Curry leaves - 1 stem
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
6. Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
7. Ghee - 1 tbsp
Grind half of coconut with the rest of the ingredients in item number 3.
Cook Chena and raw banana in water along with turmeric powder and salt.
Add the grinded coconut with this and boil.
Heat oil in a pan and fry curry leaves, coconut and dry red chillies.
Add this to the cooked curry.
Add ghee to this after removing from the stove.