Thumbuttu (banana pudding)


  1. 1 cup thambuttu powder (Roast 4 cups of par-boiled rice. Powder with seeds of 12 cardamom pods and 1 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds)
  2. 10 Ripe bananas
  3. A pinch of salt
  4. 1 teaspoon sugar
  5. 1 pod cardamom (powdered)
  6. ½ cup coconut
  7. 1 tablespoon Gingelly (sesame) seeds (roasted)

Place the bananas, salt, and thambuttu powder on a large plate. Squeeze and knead well until it gets a soft consistency. Mix grated coconut, roasted gingelly, sugar and a pinch of cardamom separately. Serve this on top of the Thambuttu. The coconut mixture can also be mixed with the Thambuttu mixture. Serve with hot ghee.