November 25, 2013

Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe - Grated Raw Banana Stir Fry - South Indian Curry Recipes

If you are looking for more curry recipes then do check Shahi Paneer, Pumpkin Thoran, Aloo Palak, Vazhakkai Poriyal, Yam Curry, Besan stuffed Brinjal, Kadai Paneer and Arati Ulli Karam

Vazhakkai Podimas / Plantain Stir Fry Recipe  Indian, South IndianSide dish, curry
Prep Time: 5 mins    |  Cook time: 20 mins    Serves: 4 
  • 2 Plantainn / Raw Banana , medium sized
  • 1 large Onion, finely chopped
  • 3 - 4 tbsp Grated Fresh Coconut
  • 4 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  • 1.5 tbsp Oil
  • A big pinch of Hing
  • Salt to taste
Raw Banana Podimas and Brinjal Sambar
  • Cut the plantain into two pieces. Put them in a vessel of water and cook until soft.
  • Do not overcook. The plantain should be soft and firm enough to grate.
  • Remove from water and cool.
  • Remove the peel and grate the plantains using a grater with big holes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and urad dal and let them splutter.
  • Add the slit green chillies, curry leaves and hing and fry for a few seconds.
  • Then add the finely chopped onion and fry till onions turn golden brown color.
  • Now add the grated plantain, salt and turmeric powder and combine well.
  • Reduce the flame to low and fry for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Add the coconut and mix well.
  • Turn off the flame and serve hot with rice.

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  1. Very tasty and comforting to look at stir fry.

  2. I've never had anything like this before... it looks delicious.

  3. beautiful preparation.. i love this podimas. very hard to make if you do not get the plantain to cook to the right stage. once that is done, super easy to make.. Love the photo

  4. I like the look of this dish. Never tried this version of it. Will do it soon.

  5. never tot u can make this with raw banana...will surely try it

  6. Simple and healthy side dish,yummy

  7. Podimas looks perfect.. My version is little different.. thanks for visiting my space..

  8. perfect combo with rasam and hot rice..nice clicks as always

  9. one of my ATF recipe...killing clicks made me feel hungry now...

  10. Well prepared and as always the pictures are so soothing to the eyes.

  11. Yummy one ! I too make it similarly, but without onions...

    Temping clicks, Hari...

  12. I will never say no to this yummy stirfry..

  13. podimas looks delicious, clicks are lovely as usual :)

  14. Vazhakkai Podimas looks superb, and your clicks are as always, very stunning..


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