Green Plantain Palya

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - green plantain, peeled and cut into 1/2 cm cubes
  • 1 cup - onion, finely chopped, 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp - black gram (urad) dal
  • 2 tsp - bengal gram (channa) dal
  • 2 - dry red chillies, broken into pieces. A few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - garlic, minced
  • salt to taste

How to Make Green Plantain Palya

  • Cook the plantains with salt and add 3/4 cup of water till soft. (Add more water if needed)
  • Grind coconut with green chillies to a stiff, coarse paste.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai and add mustards.
  • When they splutter, add both the dals.
  • When they turn brown, add chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add onion and garlic and fry till fragrant.
  • Add the cooked plantain and cook stirring till it is well roasted.
  • Add the coconut paste and cook stirring for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Serve as a side dish for traditional lunch.