Monday, November 23, 2009

VAALAKKAI (RAW BANANA)PODIMAS

This recipe i recently learnt from my mom and since it is different from the usual podimas we make and also an easy one ,i attempted to make.My mom learnt this from my athai,(aunt). So thanks to my athai .We all enjoyed it and posting the recipe for you all.

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INGREDIENTS:

RAW BANANA 2 NOS.
TOORDHALL 2TBLSP
REDCHILLI 2 NOS.
ASFOEDITA A GENEROUS PINCH
SALT AS NEEDED
COCONUT 2TBLSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/2 TSP
URADDHALL 1 TSP

METHOD:

Cut the raw banana into two and boil it with water for 10-12 minutes or till it it is cooked.Dont not over cook and this will make a mashed podimas.

Take it out when 3/4th is done.and remove the skin.

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Grate the rawbananas using a grater.

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Keep it aside.

In a kadai add a1/2 tsp of oil and roast the toordal and redchilli till golden brown.

Allow it to cool.Grind this into a fine powder along with the coconut.

Heat a kadai and add 1tsp of oil and temper with mustard seeds,urad dhal and asfoetida.

Now add the grated vaalakai to it and add the ground powder and mix nicely.

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Transfer it to a serving bowl. You can mix this with  hot rice,along with papad .Will taste excellent with vathakulambhu rice also.

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Enjoy any combo of ur choice.

30 comments:

  1. Hi good recipe!Did not know that we could add thur dhal to it.Will try it out.

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  2. vazhakka thoran is one of my fav's.. have tried it with Red beans , but never with dal..
    looks sooo yummy!!!!

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  3. This is ma fav veg...but never tried this version...Sounds great..

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  4. I love vazhakkai podimas but this is different.. My mom's version has onions, ginger & g. chillies with coconut. Must try this toor dhal red chillies version.

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  5. Interesting version.. like the addition of tuar dal.. thanks for sharing

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  6. Very new dish to me,sure will try out next time I buy this :) Gorgeous pictures!

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  7. vazhakkai ya neela vakkula azhaga vetti irukkeenga!

    I have been longing to try this vazhakkai podimaas. Now your pic tempts me lot...

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  8. Being a south Indian,this is not new to me.But the photos and the step by step pics is awesome! Keep rocking
    Dear.

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  9. liked the pics and step by step process too...must be really delicious as well

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  10. Love this delicious version,sounds interesting..

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  11. hey great explanation with steps..looks delicious..i do have raw bananas, will try this..

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  12. podimas looks superb!!!....delicious...and tempting pics, dear!...thx for sharing!

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  13. Looks tempting!!I love anything that contains raw banana!Nice step by step presentation..will try this soon.:)

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  14. Can't believe its made with raw banana,looks too good..thanx for sharing,bookmarked it,will try sooon

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  15. The banana dish looks so yummy and delicious. First time here. Nice space. Do checkout my site when you have a chance

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  16. Looks so good and a very beautiful click.

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  17. Yummy looking Podimas Jey!! I never mde podimas till date of my own, for some strange reason.. Your pics have tempted me so much, that I have bookmarked it! :)

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  18. Wow , super..have 2 bananas ..will surely try this :)

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  19. Nice..Will come here to see how its made.. Will make it for H..
    I dont like this veggie :(

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  20. Good recipe Jeyashri...New to me..Today I have posted banana chips :D

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  21. Great blend of flavors..yummy..

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  22. Lovely podimas,like to eat them with rasam as well as curd rice.Thanks for sharing the recipe jeyashri.

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  23. Wow,,,looks flavourful and yum..quite a new version to me..will try this sometime...bookmarked...

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  24. Dear Jeyashri
    My 1st visit here and I regeret why I did not visit this place before.
    I like your presentation, ingredients in tabular form , great.
    Raw banana is my favorite, I am learning the south Indian style now.
    Thanks for sharing and have an exciting weekend with great food

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  25. Thank u all for ur encouraging comments.Do try u will surely enjoy this.
    Raje and ushnish gosh welcome to my blog.Glad to see u here.Keep visiting

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  26. yummy,goes well with white rice

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  27. vaazhaikkai podimas looks absolutely delicious;

    came here through Rohini's bday wishes, thankfully! you've got a nice collection of recipes here!!

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  28. Looks like a very interesting dish!

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  29. I made this. It was much appreciated.

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  30. Yes, I use this powder with capsicum, kovai, cluster beans on a regular basis now!

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