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July 28, 2010

Sweet and Sour Plantain Curry


Aratikaya Pulusu Bellam Koora ~ Sweet and Sour Banana Curry

Ingredients :


Raw Banana / Plantain : 1
Tamarind : small gooseberry size
Grated Jaggery : 1 to 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1 tsp
Urad dal : 1 tsp
Chana dal : 1 tsp
Curry Leaves : 2 stems
Red Chilli Powder : 1/2 to 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil : 1 tbsp

Method :

Soak the tamarind in hot water for 5 minutes, then squeeze the extract out of it and set aside. Wash, peel and cut the plantain into small pieces. Boil the plantain along with salt and turmeric powder till soft. Drain the excess water and keep aside. Heat one table spoon of oil in a vessel. Add mustard seeds,urad dal, chana dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the curry leaves and tamarind extract. Fry the mixture till oil comes out. When the tamarind mixture becomes thick, add the jaggery and red chilli powder and fry for a few seconds. Now add the boiled plantain and very little salt. Mix well and cook for a few minutes. Switch of the flame and serve with hot steamed rice and dollop of ghee.

29 comments:

  1. PLaintains are fav to us..Looks delicious and super shot..

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  2. delicious dear..nice picture....

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  3. Thats a different way for plantain, I always prepare it with potatoes and cumin as the only spice (turmeric and salt always there :)). Will try this one. Thanks for sharing :)

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  4. plantain curry sounds too gud,very tempting...

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  6. ur plantain curry looks delicious ....very new to me ,very beautiful combo of sweet n sour ...love to try it ...thanks for sharing dear

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  7. Aratikaya ee rakam kura sangathi vinaledhu nenu, kani chudataniki chala bagundhi , first time vintunnanu kani baga undhi.

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  8. Aratikaya ee rakam kura sangathi vinaledhu nenu, kani chudataniki chala bagundhi , first time vintunnanu kani baga undhi.

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  9. Wow! The curry is flavorful and a taste bud tingling agent! Very nice!

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  10. Nice curry with plantain, sweet and sour makes is more delicious.

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  11. Variety ga vundhi Hari e kura....eppudu vinaledhu kani kanthi garu cheppinattu chala bavundhi

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  12. Looks and yum and nice twist to the usual one ...

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  13. Nice curry, perfect with rice.

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  14. This is really different, not made plantain like this before. Bookmarking it dear:)

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  15. I never had plantain curry before but I love this recipe so will try soon. Yummy post!!!

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  16. looks very delicious and inviting.

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  17. Very different curry, looks yumm..

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  18. The Curry looks yummy. It's preparation is simple as well. Would try it soon.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  19. Addition of tamarind pulp is unique.

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  20. wow!! very different curry..nice clicks too :)

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  21. Curry looks gorgeous, tempting and yummy. Wonderful recipe.

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  22. I'm not a raw plantain lover, though my family love it. Never seen plantain cooked this way.

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  23. Nice curry with nice picture:)

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  24. Nice recipe, love sweet and sour gravy...

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  25. wav plantain curry..looks very delicious..thanks to share my dear chandu..

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