December 25, 2010

Aratikaya Perugu Pachadi ~ Plantain Raita

Ingredients :

Plantain / Raw Banana : 1
Curd : 1 cup
Green Chillies : 1 or 2
Chopped Ginger : 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
Red Chilli : 1
A pinch of Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Pressure cook the plantain for 3 whistles. Peel and chop the plantain into small pieces and set aside. Heat oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. Now add the chopped ginger, chopped green chillies, red chilli and curry leaves and fry for few seconds. Turn off the flame and let it cool completely. Combine the plantain, salt, turmeric powder tempered ingredients with curd and mix well. Serve with rice.

You can also check other plantain recipes here.


  1. delicious! Merry christmas Hari.

  2. I love raw Plantain in any form. Would love to try this recipe :)

  3. Hey,

    Raita with plaintain...Hmmm...Merry X'mas to you dear!!:)


  4. Nice and new recipe.
    Seasons greetings and a very very happy New Year To you.

  5. Wow sounds interesting .... I luv raitas...

  6. mouth watering. Saved this and your kobbari kadni pachhadi as well :)

  7. mmmmmmm........vaayil vellam varunnu..ssslllllluuuuu....


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