- Raw Plantain -1
- Red chili - 1
- Red Chili Powder- 1/2 Teaspoon
- Salt - according to taste
- Asafoetida - a pinch powder
- Turmeric - a pinch
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
- Split Black Gram Dal
- curry leaves (optional)
Method for making Plantain Curry:
Step 1: Wash and Peel the Plantain Skin and cut the plantains in to small dices and put it in a bowl with water.
Step 2: Heat a pan with 1 tablespoon of cooking oil, add the mustard seeds when it starts to splutter add the black gram Dal, red chili , curry leaves,asafoetida,turmeric powder and the diced plantains, fry for a minute.
Step 3: Add 1 1/2 cups of water,salt, red chili powder and cover with lid and cook till soft.
Step 4: Keep stirring in between and fry them till the water evaporates. Remove from heat and Let it cool . Its ready to serve.
Its a good side dish for rice. I served my Plantain curry for dinner with Red Bell Pepper Archivitta Sambar,Rice and Orange Tholi Pullikachal.