Pidi Curry / Pidi Payasam


Pidi Curry / Pidi Payasam

Pidi curry / Pidi payasam is a malabari dish prepared during Eid and Bakrid.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people



  • For preparing pidi curry, firstly boil 1 / 2 of water with salt. When it starts to boil, add the rice flour, mix well and switch off the flame.
  • Knead it well to a smooth dough.Make small pidis as shown in the picture.
  • After making all pidis, steam it for 10 minutes. and keep it aside.
  • Cook the bengal gram dal till it becomes soft , drain it and keep it aside.
  • Grate the coconut and make three extractions of coconut milk. Cut the bananas into small pieces. Cook it in 1 /4 cup of third milk with little sugar .
  • Grind the soaked raw rice and cook it in the balance of third milk.
  • Next step for making pidi curry is to add the second milk with sugar and stir continously.
  • Then add the cooked pidis, dal, bananas and mix well.
  • Finally add first milk and stir well.Do not boil, once the first milk has been added.
  • Tasty, sweety Pidi curry is ready to serve. Serve it hot or cold. Enjoy!
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