Try this special plum pulissery for Onam

Try this special plum pulissery for Onam

The elaborate sadya is an unavoidable part of the Onam festivities. The various food blogs and groups on the social media have been vying to come up with unique recipes to add a modern twist to the traditional sadya. The group De Chef Foodies shared an interesting recipe of plum pulissery on their page which is garnering ‘likes’ from the sadya lovers. Check out the simple recipe of plum pulissery.


3 plums

7-8 raisins

¼ cup yoghurt

¼ cup grated coconut

2 green chillies

¼ tsp cumin

¼ tsp pepper

½ tsp turmeric powder

¼ tsp chilli powder

½ tsp mustard seeds

¼ tsp fenugreek

Curry leaves

1 tbsp coconut oil

Salt as required


Wash the plums and cut into pieces

Into an earthen vessel add the plum pieces, raisins, water, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt as required

Boil them

Grind the grated coconut with green chillies, cumin, pepper and some water

Add the coconut paste into the boiling plum mix

Into it add the beaten yoghurt and some sugar as well

Cook for some more time until the gravy reduces a bit

Heat coconut oil in a pan

Splutter mustard seeds and fenugreeks

Roast curry leaves

Add this tempering into the plum pulissery

Mix well.  

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