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Green Plantain Palya Recipe

Green Plantain Palya is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 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:

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


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