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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Plaintain(Vazhakai) Poriyal

Plaintain - 2
Onion - 1 medium sized
Curry leaves - few
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
Ural dal - 1 teaspoon
Ginger, garlic paste - 1 tablespoon
Pepper powder - 1 or 2 teaspoon (as spicy required)
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 or 2 tablespoons
Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons

Cut plaintain into small cubes. Chop onions. Heat pan, add oil. Add mustard seeds, once they start to split, add urad dal and fry. Then add ginger garlic paste, curry leaves, onions and fry until they are pale brown. Add plaintain to it and stir for 5-10 minutes. Once they are cooked, add pepper powder, salt and keep stiring for 5 minutes. Garnish with grated coconut and serve hot with rice.

Cooking time : 25 minutes
Serves - 3-4 persons


Ramki said...

Hi ,

Am blogging your poriyal as a model recipe in the 1001 Tamilnadu Curries cookbook at http://ramkicooks.blogspot.com/

Thanks for the recipe.

Sangeeth said...

i luv vazhaikai too.....nice recipe