Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Aratikaya Ava Pettina Kura/Cooked Raw Plantain(Raw Banana) flavored with Mustard

Today I am sharing with you another simple ,healthy, and delicious raw plantain dish flavored with mustard paste.It is quick and easy to make.For other recipes with raw plantain/raw banana and its peel(arati thokkalu) check here.I made a new dish with the peel will post it soon,any guesses let me know.

Let us see how this delicious curry is made----------

Main Ingredients :
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Raw Plantain......................2

Seasoning Ingredients :
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Canola Oil.........................1tbsp
ChanaDaal.........................2tsp
Urad Daal..........................1tsp
Mustard Seeds...................1/2tsp
Cumin Seeds......................1/2tsp
Red Chilly..........................1(broken into 2pieces)
Asafoetida/Hing..................1/8tsp
Ginger................................1inch(cut into pieces)
Green Chilly.......................2(cut into pieces)
Curry Leaves......................few
Turmeric.............................1/4tsp
Salt.....................................to taste

For Mustard Paste :
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Take 2tsp of mustard seeds and 1/2tsp of raw rice (soak rice for 5 minutes) and grind them in the blender with little water to make the paste.

 Preparation :
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Wash the plantains under water and cut the ends of the plantains,do not remove the peels.Now cut both the plantains into 2 halves and steam in the pressure cooker for 1 whistle and switch off the stove.(You can steam them on the stove top too).Once the pressure has cooled down take the plantains out of the cooker and remove the peel and keep it aside.Cut the plantain into small pieces.


Now place a pan on the stove on medium heat and add oil.Once the oil heats up add the chanadaal,uraddaal,mustard seeds,cumin seeds and red chilly.Once they start to splutter add hing,cut ginger ,cut chilly and curry leaves.
Once the seasoning is ready add the cut plantain pieces,turmeric and salt.Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.


Finally add the mustard paste to the plantain pieces and stir so that the mustard flavor incorporates well and cook for 2 more minutes.Now you can add some lemon juice and switch off the stove.


Delicious Aratikaya Ava Pettina Kura/Cooked Raw Plantain flavored with Mustard Paste is ready to be served with warm rice or roti.

Note :
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1) Do not trash the peel.You can use it for making chutney or ------.Will let you know the next recipe with  plantain peel soon.Meanwhile can you guess what it is? Let me know.

2) In this curry instead of cutting the plantain into pieces you can crumble it and add too.


This recipe goes to CWS-Mustard Seeds Event guest hosted by me and started by Priya.

9 comments:

  1. This looks inviting and delicious...

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  2. We make a dish with raw plantain too but we do not steam the plantain. In fact I have it in my drafts waiting to be posted. Looks so yummy ..

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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  3. Fabulous and quite an interesting kura,simply delicious..

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  4. Hi Kiran, welcome after a long time, how you doing? The aava pettina koora is very nice, love it. I guess you made chutney with the peels?

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  5. Interesting and healthy one..

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