Valekayi Karimbdh | Balekayi Palya | Raw Plantain Curry

A very simple and tasty curry popular in South India.

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Prep Time : 10 Mins
Cook Time : 8 Mins

Ingredients
  • Raw banana(Plantain) / Valekayi / Balekayi  - 4
  • Red chilli / Chopmalaka / Kempumensinakayi - 1-2 (pieces)
  • Asafoetida / Peryangayum / Hing - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbps
  • Gratedcoconut - Thenga / Thenginaturi - 4 tbsp
  • Splitmoong / Pairthuparppu / Hesarubele - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds / Kadag / Sasive - 1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves / Karvappale / Karibehuvu - few leaves
  • Turmeric powder a pinch
  • Salt to taste
Method
  1. Take a bowl full of water. Peel the banana / plantain and cut them into cubes. Soak it in the water. (unless color will be changed into dark)
  2. Heat a pan add oil then add mustard seeds allow to splutter and add splitmoong, hing, curry leaves , redchilli pieces and turmeric fry
  3. Drain the water completely from the plantain and add into the pan stir fry close the lid for few mins until plantain becomes tender. Check in between stir once
  4. If it is done , simmer then add coconut, salt mix well and remove. Serve 

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