If you have been willing to try an amazing experiment with a classic dish, here we are to help you out. Make banana coconut idlis with a hint of sweet and unique flavours and add loads of nutrients to your diet. See how this scrumptious dish is prepared.

Banana Coconut Recipe Recipe Card

This dish is prepared with bananas, coconuts, and jaggery that make up this amazingly tasty and sweet idli. So, if you were looking for healthy and sweet things to bite, here we have these banana coconut idlis for you to try.

Total Time :
50 min
Preparation Time :
20 min
Cooking Time :
30 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Poornima Pandey


  • 2 Cup Idli Batter
  • 12 Tablespoons Jaggery Powder
  • 2 Pinches Of Salt
  • 2 Pinch Of Cardamom Powder
  • 2 Ripe Bananas(Chopped)
  • Grated Coconut
  • Ghee Or Butter
  • 2 Cups Coconut Milk


Step 1
Start by making a puree of the chopped bananas.
Step 2
Add the idli batter, jaggery powder, salt, grated coconut and cardamom powder to it.
Step 3
Mix these ingredients well, while making sure there is no lump remaining in the batter.
Step 4
Keep it aside for an hour.
Step 5
Meanwhile, use ghee or butter to grease the idli moulds.
Step 6
After an hour check the consistency of the batter and start transferring it into the idli tray using spoons.
Step 7
Remember not to fill the whole mould up to the brim as idlis would increase in size.
Step 8
Steam cook the idlis inside the pressure cooker at medium flame for about 20 minutes.
Step 9
Then prepare jaggery sauce by mixing together coconut milk and 4 tablespoons jaggery powder.
Step 10
Mix till the jaggery dissolves in the milk and serve with hot banana idlis.