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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Balekayi(Raw Banana) Fry Palya

Ingredients:
2 large Raw Banana / Plantain / Balekayi
2 tsp Lemon Juice
Pinch of Turmeric powder
1.5 - 2 tsp RasamSambar powder
1/2 tsp Sugar
Salt to taste
2-3 tsp grated Coconut
Big pinch of Asafetida powder
1 tsp Mustard seeds
3 - 4 Curry leaves
5 - 6 tsp Oil

Recipe:
Take off the fiber from the raw banana as shown in the picture below.

Chop the raw banana into small pieces as shown in the picture below. Add lime juice, turmeric powder and mix them well as shown in the picture below. Keep this aside for about 5 mins.

Put mustard seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder, curry leaves and chopped bananas. Fry this for about 8-10 minutes in medium flame. Add rasam/sambar powder, salt and fry them for about 10 mins in medium flame until banana chunks become crispy.

Add grated coconut, sugar and fry them together for about 5 mins in medium flame. Serve hot.It goes well with Rice and ghee. I tried this recipe from BrindavanaRecipes. Thanks Paru for the recipe.