Mar 19, 2012

Vazhakkai Curry ~ Type 4

We have already posted 3 types of vazhakkai curry , check it here : type 1type 2 , type 3 and don't throw away the skin, make raw plantain skin fry . now to vazhakkai curry type 4 : 

Ingredients needed : 

for curry powder : 
  • Dried  red chillies  - 6 to 7
  • Peanuts  - little
  • Coconut - little
  • Pepper - 10
  • Dhaniya - 2 tsp.
  • Urid dhal - little
  • Channa dhal - little
  • Jeera - 1 tsp.
  • Oil - 1 tsp

Method : 

Grate coconut or cut it into small slices and keep it ready ..Heat a kadai and add a tsp. of oil +and add all the ingredients listed above in the list for curry powder ..and fry it for few mins. and allow it to cool well and grind it into powder bit coarsely ..

Ingredients for making curry : 
  • Raw Banana - 3
  • freshly ground curry powder (recipe above) 
  • Salt
  • Mustard seeds
  • Urid dhal
  • Curry leaves
  • Hing powder
  • Oil

Peel the skin off plantain and chop it small cubes and keep it in a bowl of water  to avoid change in colour .. Heat a kadai and add 2 tsp. of oil and temper it with mustard seeds + urid dhal + curry leaves then add the chopped vazhakkai and add little salt and sprinkle little water and keeping the flame in medium cook it for few mins ...then add the curry powder + hing powder and stir it gently ...and cook it till done ,crispy and yummy vazhakkai curry ready and can be served with hot rasam rice ...

sending this to Shama's and Sara's event 


    1. Love the addition of peanuts in the masala

    2. looks really yumm.loved the colour.tempting n mouthwatering......

    3. spicy n yummy preparation...superb recipe!

    4. Superb, nice freshly made curry powder..

    5. Never tried this way. Bookmarking dear


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