Saturday, January 30, 2010

Pacha Kaaya Thoran (Raw Plantain Fry) And Award

Pacha Kaaya (Raw Plantain) - 2 nos medium (Chop it into small pieces)
Shallots - 5 nos
Onion - 1 medium (Chopped finely)
Green Chilly - 3 nos (Split into half)
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 t spoon
Coarse Pepper Powder - 1 t spoon
Mustard Seeds - 1 t spoon
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 t spoon
Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
Salt - To taste
Oil - 1 1/2 table spoon

  1. Grind shallots and coconut either using mortar and pestle or using mixer. If you are using mixer make sure that it doesn't form a paste. Add cumin seeds to it and mix well with a spoon. Then keep it aside.
  2. Heat a pan and add cooking oil.
  3. Splutter mustard seeds and add curry leaves.
  4. Add sliced onions, green chillies and saute well.
  5. Add salt, turmeric powder and mix well.
  6. Add the prepared paste in step 1 and saute it for 1 minute.
  7. Add chopped plantains and mix it.
  8. Add 1/4 cup of water and cover the pan with a lid and allow it to boil.
  9. In between open the lid and stir it to make sure that it doesn't stick to the bottom.
  10. Once cooked well (around 5-8 minutes) transfer to a bowl.
It is a delicious combination with rice.

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  1. I love this... We make it at home mostly for breaking the fast during Ramzaan...we mash it a little more though and have it w/ meen curry.. oh my... I just love it...

  2. Entamme ente fav...vishappu thudangeennu thonunnu...Kurachingottum tharane...

  3. I love this thoran, simple but just the best!!! Your mushroom cutlet is so tempting and so is your mashed tapiaco... You have a nice space with vivid recipes... My first visit here, shall keep coming back for more...

  4. Just love this fantastic thoran, my all time fav...Congrats on ur award..

  5. The dish looks so yummy dear..must be very flavorful too! Congrats on your awards and thank you so much for passing it on...I am honored :)

  6. Congratulations on award Dear! n Thank you so much for remembering me! thats so sweet of you :)
    this dish is so flavorful! looks delicious!

  7. congrats dear &thank you sooooooooo much............

  8. Congratulations on award Dear....nice recipes...

  9. congrats n the recipe looks so tempting...thanks dear

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  11. Hi Aparna

    Congrats dear, more on the way...plantain recipe looks delicious and tempting..

  12. wow... I miss this soo much!!... I don't get raw plantain much here... looks soo so good, I love this :).. and thanks a ton for sharing the award with me:).. It makes me so so happy!!

  13. thanks for sharing this recipe. i really love it. please keep on posting and God bless. Congrats! :)

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