Vazhakkai Podimas(Raw Banana Stir Fry) | Vazhakkai Recipes

Vazhakai(Raw Banana) can be made in several ways....this podimas or puttu as we call it is a simple yet flavourful sidedish! I like this more than the usual fry and curry
Raw Banana/Vazhakkai Podimas

Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe - Ingredients

Serves: 2
Cooking & PreparationTime: 25 mins

Raw Banana - 1
Onion - 1 chopped finely
Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Hing - a small pinch
Garlic pearls - 3 halved
Turmeric powder - a generous pinch
Salt - to taste

To temper:

Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Green chilli -1 slitted
Raw Banana/Vazhakkai Podimas
1.Pressure cook raw banana for 2 whistles in medium flame or until soft but firm enough to grate, shred it with carrot grater and keep aside.Drizzle oil, add mustard seeds and urad dal allow it to splutter.  Then add onion, garlic, green chillies, hing - saute till onions turn golden brown.Then add shredded raw banana along with salt and turmeric powder.
Raw Banana/Vazhakkai Podimas - Step1
2.Saute well until it starts browning and it is roasted well.Add coconut grated, give a quick stir and switch it off.
Raw Banana/Vazhakkai Podimas - Step2

My Notes:
Raw Banana/Vazhakkai Podimas

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