Aratikaya Palakoora Kura ~ Plantain and Spinach Curry Recipe:
Serves: 5 persons
Chopped Plantain: 2 cups
Chopped Spinach : 2 cup
Onion: 1 big sized
Mustard Seeds: 1/2 tsp
Urad dal: 1/2 tsp
Chana Dal: 1/2 tsp
Dried Chillies: 3 – 4
Turmeric Powder: 1/4 tsp
Lemon Juice to taste
Salt to taste
1. Wash, peel and chop the plantain into pieces. Add them to a bowl of water to prevent discoloration.
2. Heat oil in a wok, add the mustard seeds, urad dal and chana dal and
let them splutter. Then add the broken red chillies and fry for a few
3. Now add the chopped onion to it and fry them until translucent.
4. Remove the plantain pieces from the water and add them to the skillet.
5. Add the chopped wet spinach, turmeric powder and salt to it. Mix very
well and cover with a lid.
6. Allow it to cook on a low flame. When it is
done, switch off the flame.
7. Add the lemon juice to it and combine well.
Serve with rice or roti.