Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Vazhakkai Poriyal

#VazhakkaiPoriyal  #RawBananaStirFry : This is one of the simplest recipes using #vazhakkai ( #rawbanana ).

Vazhakkai [ raw banana ] Poriyal

Ingredients :
Vazhakkai ( Raw banana )                                : 1
Turmeric powder                                           : a pinch
Grated coconut                                              : 1 Tblsp
Salt                                                                 : 1/2 Tsp

For tempering :
Mustard                                                       : 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal                                                      : 1/2 tsp
Red chilly                                                      : 1 ( adjust )
Curry leaves                                                  : 8 - 10
Cooking oil                                                    : 1 tsp
Coriander leaves to garnish [ optional ]

Method :
Peel off the skin. Dice peeled vazhakkai into 1/2 in cubes.
Keep a kadai on a stove over slow flame with a tsp of oil.
Add mustard and after it splutters break red chilly into 5 or 6 pieces and then add.
Now add urad dhal.
Once urad dhal turns golden brown add curry leaves and then diced vazhakkai.
Add turmeric powder and salt.
Stir well for few seconds.
Sprinkle some water.
Close the kadai with lid and allow vazhakkai to cook well.
Once vazhakkai becomes tender add grated coconut and stir well to mix thoroughly.
Ah! vazhakkai poriyal is ready.

Goes well with sambar sadham ( white rice mixed with sambar ) and rasam rice.

Vazhakkai [ raw banana ] Poriyal

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