Vazhakai (Raw Banana) and Malli Kuzhambu

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 Onions (diced)
  • 1 Tomato (chopped)
  • 2 cups - Tamarind extract
  • 1/2 tsp - Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 cup - Gingili oil
  • 5 Curry leaves
  • To Grind:
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup - Grated coconut

How to Make Vazhakai (Raw Banana) and Malli Kuzhambu

  • Dry roast all ingredients from the list 'To Grind' and grind everything as fine paste with enough water. Heat the gingili oil and add the fenugreek seeds, let them fry.
  • Add the diced onions, chopped tomatoes, curry leaves and saute everything until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the raw banana pieces, stir for few minutes.
  • Now stir in the ground paste and cook everything in simmer for a few minutes.
  • Add the tamarind extract with red chilli powder, salt to the cooking vegetables.
  • Cook until the oil gets separates and the gravy turns thick. Enjoy with hot steaming rice with papads!
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe