Sunday, August 12, 2007

Vazhakai Poriyal(Plaintain subzi /Cooked Plantain)


Ingredients :

For the Seasoning :

Oil -2 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Curry Leaves-15 nos.

toor dal -1 tsp

Coconut scraped - 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1 tsp.


Plantain(raw Banana) - big 2
salt as per taste


Method :

Peel and cut the banana into small cubes .

Keep aside .

Heat oil in a kadhai .

When it turns smokey ,First add the mustard seeds .

When they start sputtering add the rest of the ingredients .

Stir well.

Now add the cut plantain and spray a handful of water ,stir once add salt.Cover and cook for 3 minutes ,open the lid and cook till all the water has evaporated.

Garnish with curry leaves .

1 comment:

-- mt -- said...

I tried this..

came out very well..

a few additions...

1. you can use sambar powder to increase taste.
2. you can grind red round chilli and add it to increase spciy ness
3. you can add a little ginger to since vazhakai gives gas.