Sunday, February 5, 2012

Valakai Podimas

Valakai Masiyal

Raw green bananas fry (the ingredients are estimated for 35pax with all other dishes that accompanies our Ponggal Celebration Lunch .

What you need...

2kg of raw green bananas
1kg of onions - sliced finely
1/4 grated coconut
a handful of curry leaves and more for garnishing
1 tbs of turmeric powder
salt to taste
for tempering
1 tbs urad dhall
1 tbs of fennel seeds
1/2 tbs of cumin seeds
1 tbs black mustard seed
1 tbs channa dhall
4-5 green chillies - deseeded and chopped coarsely


How to do...

1.  Prick bananas with skin on and boil with salt and tumeric.
2.  Once they are sort of three quarter done, drain from water.
3.  Remove the skin and chopped coarsely.
4.  Slice onions and set aside.
5.  Heat oil in a pan, once hot in black mustard seeds, once it starts to splutter, add all other tempering items - stir well
6.  Add in the onions - stir fry till soft.  Next add in curry leaves, fry for few more minuts.  Next add in salt and turmeric and mashed bananas.
7.  Stir all thoroughly till it is well mixed.
8.  Add in the grated coconut, stirring well for a few more minutes. Just before serving garnish with curry leaves.

Valakai Masiyal ready to serve....

1 comment:

mamasita said...

Wow..so delicious looking..amazing recipe!:))
Unripe bananas can also turn out to be a delicious meal..fantastic!

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