Curries without coconutVaalakkai (raw banana) podimas recipe | raw banana podimas

Vaalakkai (raw banana) podimas recipe | raw banana podimas

Vazhakkai podimas recipe, i recently learnt from my mom and since it is different from the usual podimas we make usually. .My mom learnt this from my athai,(aunt). So thanks to my athai .We all enjoyed it and here is the recipe of Vazhakkai podimas. Check out my potato podimas and vazhaikkai chips recipe.

Vazhakkai podimas

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 25 Mins |Serves: 3-4

     Raw banana  2
     Toor dal   2 tblsp
     Red chili   2
     Asafoetida  2 pinches
     Salt   as needed
     Coconut  2 tblsp
     Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
     Urad dal  1/2 tsp
     Oil   3 tsp
                                         Video of vazhakkai podimas



     

Raw banana podimas


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Method:

  • In a kadai add 1/2 tsp of oil and roast the toor dal and red chilli 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.
  • Cut the raw banana into two and boil it with water for 10-12 minutes or till it it is cooked.
  • Don’t not over cook and this will make a mashed podimas.
  • Take it out when 3/4th is done.and remove the skin.
  • Grate the raw bananas using a grater.
  • Heat a kadai and add 1tsp of oil and temper with mustard seeds,urad dhal, curry leaves and asfoetida.
  • Now add the grated vaalakai to it and add the ground powder and mix nicely.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl. You can mix this with  hot rice,along with papad .
  • Will taste excellent with vathakulambhu rice also.
  • Enjoy any combo of your choice.
Vazhakkai-podimas

34 COMMENTS

    • Tried this version earlier. Liked it very much. We use urad dal for frying. But this had a different taste. So repeating. Thanks

  1. 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! 🙂

  2. 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

  3. I loved this. It came out really well. Infact love most of your recipes. This Navarathri.. all my Neivedhiyams were thanks to your Blog. Reminded me of my Amma's neivedhiyams. Did not take pics to share. Thank you.

  4. Jeyashri madam,I am following your blog several years but I never commented for any dishes,today I want to give a comment for this dish because I tried this several times in different ways but I never got a exact texture.today I got the exact texture(uthri uthriya).all the credits go to jeyashri's kitchen.

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