Thursday, January 17, 2008

Vazakkhai Poriyal

Serves 2


2 raw bananas, peeled and cut into small pieces
½ tsp salt
2 tbsp coconut oil
½ tbsp mustard seeds
1 tsp black gram or urad dal
2 diced green chillies
A few curry leaves
2 finely chopped onions
Salt to taste
4 tbsp fresh coconut (grated)


Boil raw banana pieces with ½ tsp salt and when partially cooked, remove from fire and drain the water. Heat a frying pan, add oil and mustard seeds and once the seeds sputter, add urad dal, green chilies, curry leaves and onions. When the onions are cooked, add grated coconut and salt to taste. Add the boiled raw banana pieces and toss before removing from fire. Serve hot.

1 comment:

Sona said...

A South Indian dry delicacy made from raw bananas.