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Banana Podimas (Raw Plantain Bhartha)


Jan 23, 2017

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

4

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Put those raw bananas or plantains to good use and make this healthy dish. Serve it with rasam and sambhar rice and lunch/dinner is sorted!

INGREDIENTS

    1 tbsp oil
    1 tsp mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp chana dal
    1/2 tsp urad dal
    Salt to taste
    A pinch asafoetida (hing)
    2 to 3 raw banana plantain, steamed
    1 tsp lime juice
    1/4 cup grated coconut
    Coriander leaves
    Curry leaves -few
    1 tsp each of chopped ginger and green chillies
    Pinch of turmeric powder

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Once it crackles, add chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, green chillies, ginger and sauté for few seconds, till dals are cooked.

2. Add raw banana , turmeric, hing, salt and cook on medium flame for a minute or two.

3. Add lime juice and coconut, mix well and serve.

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Preetha’s endeavour is to promote south Indian cuisine through her YouTube channel, Dakshin Curry. She absolutely loves curry leaves, and can fit them happily into in any recipe. For those of you who curse the poor thing, dry roast and powder them or use them in your dishes and enjoy the health benefits she says.

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