Category: Plantain Recipes

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Plantain Stir Fry

Plantain Stir Fry


Ingredients:

Raw Plantain-2

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-1 spring

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-2

Sambar powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

  1. Peel the plantains and cut into small cubes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves and cumin seeds.
  3. Once they splutter add the plantain cubes, sambar powder, turmeric, salt and hing.
  4. Stir it well, sprinkle water cover it and cook for 10 mins in medium flame.
  5. Serve it hot with rice or roti.

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Scrambled Plantain

Scrambled Plantain

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Kaya Upperi

plantain fry

Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Cumin powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into slices.

Add chilli powder, turmeric, hing, salt  to the plantain slices and mix it well.

Marinate it For the 15 mins.

Heat oil in a pan, add the marinated pieces.

Cover it and cook it in a slow flame until it turns to golden brown.

Serve it hot with rice or roti.


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Plantain Dal Rice

Plantain Dal Rice

Valakkai Dal Rice:


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Chana dal- 100gms

Tomato-1 medium

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-1 spring

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chilleis-2

Sambar powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to tatse

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into cubes.

Boil chana dal filter it and keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves and cumin seeds.

Once they splutter, add chopped tomatoes and sauté it.

Add the plantain cubes, boiled chana dal, sambar powder, turmeric, salt and hing.

Cover it and cook For the 15 min.

Add cooked rice and sprinkle sesame oil.

Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with raita or paapad.


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Plantain Chips -Vazhakkai Varuval

plantain fry

Valakkai Chips


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into slices.

Add chilli powder, turmeric, hing, salt  to the plantain slices and mix it well.

Marinate it For the 15 mins.

Heat oil in a pan, add the marinated pieces and deep fry it till it turns to golden brown.

Add few at times in medium flame.

Serve it hot with rice or roti.


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Plantain Chops

Plantain chops

Valakkai chops


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Turmeric-1/2 tsp

Hing-2 pinch

Salt to taste

Oil

For the grinding:

Garlic cloves-6

Fennel seeds-2 tsp

Cumin seeds-1 tsp

Red chillies-4


Preparation method:

Peel it and cut into cubes.

Heat oil in a pan, add plantain cubes and fry it till it turns to golden brown.

Heat oil in a pan, add the grinded masala, add turmeric, salt and hing.

Mix it, cook For the 4 mins and add the fried plantain cubes.

Toos it and mix it well For the 10 mins.

Serve it hot with rice or roti.


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Plantain Rice

Plantain Rice

Valakkai Rice:


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Urad dal-1/2 tsp

Curry leaves-1 spring

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chilleis-2

Sambar powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to tatse

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into cubes.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, urad dal, red chillies, curry leaves and cumin seeds.

Once they splutter add the plantain cubes, sambar powder, turmeric, salt and hing.

Cover it and cook For the 10 min.

Add cooked rice and sprinkle sesame oil.

Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Serve it hot with raita or paapad.


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Plantain Fry (vazhakkai fry)

plantain fry

Valakai Varuval


Ingredients:

Plantain-2

Chilli powder-1 tsp

Cumin powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel Plantain and cut into slices.

Add chilli powder, turmeric, hing, salt  to the plantain slices and mix it well.

Marinate it For the 15 mins.

Heat oil in a pan, add the marinated pieces.

Cover it and cook it in a slow flame until it turns to golden brown.

Serve it hot with rice or roti.


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Plantain Stem Pakora

Plantain Stem Pakoda

valathandu pakoda


Gram flour-1/2 cup

Plantain stem-250gms

Onion-250 grams

Green chillies-4

Curry leaves-3 sprig

Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Ginger chopped-2tsp

Salt to taste

Oil


Preparation method:

Peel and clean the stem, chop into small pieces. Boil it with turmeric and salt.

Take a large mixing bowl, add soaked chana dal,fennel seeds, cumin seeds, boiled stem pieces and crush it don’t grind it.

Add green chillies, ginger pieces, curry leaves, chopped onions, turmeric, hing, salt to the flour.

Heat the oilfFor the deep frying in a thick-bottomed flat pan on a medium flame.

Take small portions and drop into the oil and deep fry it.

Add few at times and cook in a medium flame till it turns to golden brown.

Serve it hot with coconut chutney or chilli sauce.


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Pachadi

Plantain Stem Pachadi

Pachadi


Ingredients

Plantain stem-5tsp

Green chillies-1

Salt to taste

 

For the Coconut Paste:

Coconut-1/2

Cumin seeds-1 pinch

Green chillies-2

Ginger- small cube

Yougurt-250gms

Mustard-1/4 tsp

 

For the tadka/tempering:

Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp

Red chillies-2

Curry leaves-2 spring

Coconut oil


  • Prepare the coconut paste using a blender.
  • Boil the plantain stem cubes with green chillies, salt, turmeric and filter it.
  • Add coconut paste to the papaya and mix it well.
  • Heat cocnut oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves.
  • Once they splutter, add it to the mixture.

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