June 18, 2011

Aratikaya Podi ~ Spicy Plantain Powder

Ingredients :

Raw Plantain : 2 small sized
Coriander Seeds : 1 tbsp
Chana Dal : 1 tbsp
Urad Dal : 2 tsp
Dried Red Chillies : 8
Tamarind : small piece
Garlic : 2 to 4 cloves
Salt to taste
Oil : 1tbsp

Method :

Wash, peel and chop the plantains into thin slices. Heat a teaspoon oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add and fry the plantain slices till they become crisp and light golden color. Turn off the flame and allow it to cool. Heat two teaspoons of oil in a pan and add the coriander seeds, chana dal and urad dal and fry until golden brown color. Finally add the red chillies and fry for another few seconds. Switch off the heat and let it cool completely. Grind the roasted spices, roasted plantain chips, salt, tamarind and garlic into a powder. Serve with hot steamed rice and dollop of ghee.

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  1. Looks delicious. I have been thinking to post this for a long time but somehow couldn't do it yet.

  2. This is a totally new podi for me & looks spicy & delish!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  3. this is interesting..have not tried a podi like this. looks good to eat :)


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