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Banana Nenthra



Banana Nenthra is a type of banana, native to Kerala region of South India. They are pale yellow in colour and compared to other varieties, they have a distinctive colour and texture owing to the cultivation adopted for this variety. Nenthra bananas aid in digestion, prevent constipation and may lower cholesterol. Raw Nenthra bananas are used to make banana chips as well as curries. Ripe ones can be consumed as a snack or to make sweet dishes.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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ripe bananas



1/4 cup

grated coconut

1/4 cup

cardamom powder

1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon

cashew nuts

1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon



Step 1:

Peel and mash the bananas in a bowl.

Step 2:

Heat a pan and add the jaggery. Let it melt and then add the mashed bananas.

Step 3:

Cook the mixture for 5 minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 4:

Add the grated coconut, cardamom powder, ghee, cashew nuts and raisins.

Step 5:

Cook for another 5 minutes until the mixture thickens.

Step 6:

Serve the banana nenthra pazham hot or cold. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 21443 users have chowed down on Banana Nenthra a whopping 59639 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune are the top 5 cities gobbling up Banana Nenthra like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Banana Nenthra, our users are head over heels in november, but the interest cools down in apriljune.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Banana Nenthra is the food of choice for 19-23 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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