Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Valakai Podimas


Plantain (raw babana /  valakkai)   2
Green chilli    2 to 3 no
Curry leaves   4 to 5 leaves
Mustard seeds   1/4 tsp
Urad dhal     1/2 tsp
Chana dhal  1/2 tsp
jeera(cumin)  1/4 tsp
salt   as needed
onion  1 big
oil   as needed
Turmeric  powder  1/4 tsp
Asafoetida  pinch


Boil the Plantain (raw banana /  valakkai) for 15 min with skin.
Peel off the skin and grate with the grater or mash it.

Cut the onion, green chilli .
In a hot pan, add 1 Tbsp oil and season with mustard seeds, urad dhal, chana dhal,cumin seeds, asafoedita curry leaves.
Now add green chilli ,onion saute untill onion turns transparent.
Add salt and turmeric.
Then add the grated raw banana and fry it for 2 to 4 min.

It goes well with Chana dhal kulambu / Rasam .

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