Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Balekaayi Palya/Plantain


Ingredients:
Balekaayi/Plantain-3
Onion-1,finely chopped
Tomato-1,chopped
Curry leaves-1sprig
Tamarind juice-2tbsp or to taste
Salt to taste
Oil-2tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Fresh coriander to garnish


For grinding:
Fresh coconut-1/2 cup
Onion -1,roughly chopped
Tomato-1, roughly chopped
Sambhar powder-2tsp
(you can substitute sambhar powder with chillipowder,dhaniyapowder and turmeric.)


Method:
1.Wash and peel the plantain and cut them into bite size pieces
and soak them in clean water with little salt so they don't turn into
black colour.
2.Grind coconut,onion,tomato and sambhar powder into fine paste.
3.Heat a oil in a pan add mustard,when they started to splutter.add onions
and fry until translucent.Now add tomatoes,curry leaves and salt saute for
minute.
4.When tomatoes becomes soft add chopped plantain saute for second and add grinded masala paste,tamarind juice with 1/2cup water,close the lid of a pan and allow to cook on a low flame until plantain are soft.
5.Take out of the heat,garnish with coriander.
This goes well with Chappati,Akki roti,rice and dosa's.

10 comments:

Tina said...

looks delicious...

Suman Singh said...

I shld start eating n making plantains..this surely looks delicious and yummy!

Priya said...

Would love to have this palya with some hot piping rasam..yumm!

Nisha said...

Loved the use of sambar powder

Vimitha Anand said...

I love this dish. Tasty and flavorful

Jay said...

wow....this curry sounds so tempting n perfect version..
first time here..happy to follow u..
do stop by mine sometime..:)
Tasty appetite

simply.food said...

This looks really tasty.I love plaintain cooked in any way.

Sushma Mallya said...

Delicious recipe, looks yum!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Great looking curry dear :)

Authenticoriyafood said...

Wow....lovely and easy to prepare banana curry!!! I love raw bananas more than the ripe ones...and i am discovering that a lot of south indian recipes use them as the main ingredient!!! Nice space...following you!!