Erasari Recipe

Erasari Recipe
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If the most popular dishes of Kerala cuisine are to be enlisted, Eraseri definitely deserves a place in this compilation. This vegetable preparation is also one of the many dishes served during the traditional 'Onam' lunch.
Erasari Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/2 Cup tur dal
  • 1 tsp Urud dal
  • Vegetables of choice (drumsticks, yam, snake gourd, pumpkin, ash gourd)
  • 2 tbsp Sambar Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 Coconut scraped for seasoning
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 3-4 Dry chillies
  • 5 tbsp Coconut oil
  • Few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
How to make Erasari:
  • Boil tur dal with turmeric powder, keep aside.
  • Take a vessel, put cut vegetables and add salt to taste.
  • Now add sufficient of water for the vegetables to cook with sambar powder.
  • Cook the vegetables when done, set aside.
  • Grind the cooked Dal with half of the Coconut scrapings, Keep aside.
  • Now take a vessel and heat coconut oil.
  • Add urud dhal, dry chillies, when the dal is light brown add mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • When the mustard seeds crackle add the cooked vegetable mixture, dal and coconut mixture, mix well.
  • Add water if the mixture is very thick, remove it from the fire when done.
  • Take another 2 tbsp of coconut oil in a kadai.
  • Fry the remaining of the coconut scraping until golden brown.
  • Pour it over the Erasari.
  • Erasari is ready to serve.