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2 raw plantains, peeled and cut
Fistful of Bengal Gram / Chana dal 
1/2 Cup - fresh coconut pieces or grated coconut
8 green chillies
1/4 tsp - Turmeric
1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
1/2 tsp -Cumin seeds
Curry Leaves Few
Oil - 2tbsp
Salt as required
Coriander to garnish


First soak Bengal gram /chana dal in water for about 30 mins. Grind fresh coconut, green chillies to paste in a mixer.Place of a pot of water on stovetop on medium heat, wait for it to boil. Meanwhile wash, peel and cut the plantains . When water starts to boil, add these plantain cubes to water. Cook them for about 5 minutes on high heat, then pour them into a colander and discard the water.
Heat Oil in a pan,  add mustard seeds.When they splutter add  cumin and curry leaves. Then add the soaked chana dal. Fry them in oil for few minutes.
Then add the plantain cubes, turmeric, salt, coconut-chilli paste. Mix them thoroughly and cook them covered for about 15 minutes.

This curry tastes great with rice and dal.Serve hot with chapati also.

1 Comment:

  1. Abhilash Pillai said...
    something similar to vazakya thoran in Kerala. Looks nice.

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