Aratikaya curry ( Planten curry )

September 30, 2008 at 4:15 pm Leave a comment


Aratikayalu ( Plantens ) : 2( Peal and cut in to medium size pieces )
Onion : 3 Medium size ( Cut onion into thin lengthy pieces )
Green chilli : 2 to 3 optional ( cut in to lengthy pieces )
Ginger garlic crushed paste : 1 tsp
Tamarind juice : 2 table spoons or optional( freshly prepared juice )
Coriander powder : 1/2 tsp
Jaggery : 1 tsp
Urad dal : 1 tsp
Chana dal : 1 tsp
Turmeric : Pinch of
Salt to taste
Vegetable oil : 2 table spoons
Red chilli : 3
Cumin seeds ; 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves : few
Cilantro : few

Preparation :

1. Peal the outer skin of aratikaya and cut in to medium size pieces.

2. Boil  3 cups of water, add plantain piece, 1/2 tsp salt , 1/4 tsp turmeric and cook for three minutes. Remove the water. Keep it aside.

3. Heat oil in a wide bowl. The oil is hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and let it to crackle. Add  Broken red chilli, chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves and ginger garlic paste in the same order and fry for 30 seconds. Add onion, green chilli pieces and saute it till it turns light golden brown color. Add plantain pieces and fry for two minutes. cover with lid  and cook in simmer about until they become tender (add some water if needed ), add tamarind juice, salt, coriander powder and jaggery. stir it well and cook in simmer about 5 to six minutes. Turn off the heat. Garnish with cilantro. 

Serve with rice, chapati, puri and javari roti.


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