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Monday, April 20, 2015

Vazhakai Podimas (Plantain/Raw banana fry)

Plantains are rich in vitamin A than bananas, also a powerful antioxidant. Very easy to cook vegetable. Check out the recipe below.

Plantain - 1
Small onions - 4-5 nos.
Chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves - few
Asafoetida powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tablepsoon

Peel the plantains, wash and chop into small cubes. Chop onions too and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped plantains and saute well.

Add in asafoetida powder, turmeric powder, chilli and coriander powders and saute well.

Then add chopped onions, curry leaves and salt to taste.

Keep sauteing for 10-12 minutes, until it is cooked well.

Serve hot with sambhar or curd rice.

Preparation Time : 12-15 minutes
Serves 2 -3 persons.