June 27, 2011

Aratikaya Koora ~ Simple Plantain Curry

Ingredients :

Chopped Plantain / Raw Banana : 1 cup
Onion : 1
Green Chillies : 2 to 4
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal : 1/2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
Dried red chillies : 1
A big pinch of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tsp

Method :

Wash, peel and chop the plantain into pieces and set aside. Heat oil in a vessel. Add the mustard seeds,chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter. When the seeds stop popping, add the curry leaves, chopped green chillies, red chillies and chopped onion and fry for 2 minutes. now add the chopped plantain, salt, turmeric powder and little water. Mix very well and cover with a lid. Let it cook completely. When it's done, switch off the heat and serve with hot steamed rice with dollop of ghee.

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  1. Its a yummy & healthy dish!!!! Thanks for posting!!

  2. This is a delicious stir fry...
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  3. simple, delicious n lovely stir fry..

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  4. OMG, they look delicious and tempting...

  5. Looks perfect dear and very simple and delicious as well.

  6. looks elegant and a perfect side dish for my sambar rice n rasa,m.LOOvely

  7. Delicious curry dear,love it with rasam...yum.

  8. curry looks very inviting yummy...

  9. Love the raw plantain curry...looks very yummy

  10. Simple & healthy dish dear!!! After days of heavy meals...I crave for these kinds of flavorful yet easy to make dishes!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  11. Simple but yet a delicious curry,love it..

  12. Looks so yummy,nice presentation.Thank u for stopping by my space and nice blog u have.

  13. Looks so yummy,nice presentation.Thank u for stopping by my space and nice blog u have.

  14. Love this curry, and healthy treat too!

  15. Sounds indeed very simple,love it!

  16. Lovely recipe! Something nice and healthy! Yummy!


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