Saturday, July 22, 2006

Vazhakkai Podimass

Vazhakkai Podimass

/- Podimass is a dry curry.
/- Goes well with Vatral Kulambu, Kara Kulambu, Milagu Kulambu etc.
/- Easy to make and tastes a little sour.

Items Needed:
1. Vazhakkai - 2 (Plantains or Raw Bananas)
2. Coconut 2 tsp
3. Ginger finely chopped 1/2 tsp
4. Green Chillies 2 finely chopped
5. Dry red chillies 2
6. Curry leaves 1 string
7. Hing
8. Salt to taste
9. Lemon juice 2 tsp (according to taste)
# Serves 2.

1. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
2. Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
3. Channa dal - 1/2 tsp
4. Oil - 2 tsp

1. Cut Vazhakkai into 2 pieces and boil .
2. Cool it , Remove skin and Grate it .
3. In the grated Vazhakkai add Salt and Lemon juice and keep it aside.
4. Heat oil in a Pan / Kadai and Season with Mustard Seeds, Urad Dal, Channa Dal, Green and Red chillies, Ginger and Hing.
5. When the dal colour changes to golden , add Vazhakkai and fry for 2 minutes.
6. Add grated coconut and fry for a minute.

<\> Salt and Sour Vazhakkai Podimass is ready to serve.


KrishnaArjuna said...

This is a neat recipe I never tried adding lemon juice to plantain fry before.

sudhav said...

Nice one MT, Adding lemon is something i havent tried..will try this method soon..Thanks for sharing.

Priya said...

I just loveeee this way of cooking vazhakkai....trying to get hold of good ones in our grocery store to try it..:-)

Kitchenmate said...

i love this podimas, but never heard about lime juce, let me try it next time....

Sumitha said...

I love plantains and have to try this if I can get hold of some plantains!

Anonymous said...

Hi MenuToday.
Do not ever boil Cassava with skin.
Some Cassava is poisonous depending upon the variety. Though you might not fall sick of 'poison',it is not good for your stomach, if eaten in large quantities.So, please do not.

Puspha said...

Sounds interesting. I shld try it.