Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry, a very quick and easy poriyal variety. Most of us use raw banana surely on New moon day(Ammavasai). Even weekly once I try to cook this scrumptious poriyal as it is very yummy and easy to make. We can make many variations to this curry. I have made it very simple just my adding dry coconut powder with some spices. The coconut flavour along with spices adds a nice flavour to this curry.

Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry
Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry

Preparation time and Yield :
Preparation time10 mins
Cooking time15 mins
Servings4

Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry
Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry

Ingredients:
Raw Banana (Plantain)3
Turmeric Powder1/4 teaspoon
SaltTo Taste


For Grinding:
Grated Coconut3 tablespoon
Peppercorns1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli1
Cumin Seeds1/2 teaspoon

For Seasoning:
Oil1 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Red Chilli1
Split Urid dal1 teaspoon
Curry Leavesfew

Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry
Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry

Method:
  1. Peel the raw  banana and chop it to small cubes. Add the chopped raw banana to a vessel and add water to soak the raw banana and add turmeric powder along with salt and boil it in stove. When the raw banana is cooked, drain the excess water and keep it aside

  2. Grind the grinding ingredients to a nice powder in the mixer

  3. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add split urid dal and fry it till it turns golden brown color. Add red chilli and curry leaves and saute it for 10 seconds. Add cooked and drained raw banana and mix well

  4. Add the ground coconut-spice powder and mix well. Remove from flame

  5. The yummy Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry is now ready to serve!
  6. Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry
    Vazhakaai Poriyal | Raw Banana (Plantain) Curry

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