Vazhapoo Porial

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Vazhapoo Porial

  • Clean the plantain flower, by removing the outer sheath and the central part.
  • While cleaning, try not to separate each floret.
  • Cut into small pieces and immerse them in cold water to avoid browning.
  • Drain the water from the cut flower and then mix it with the tuvar dal.
  • Keep it in the fridge for a few hours, preferably overnight.
  • The next day, heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds.
  • When it splutters, add the urad dal, dried chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the plantain flowers along with the soaked and drained tuvar dal.
  • Add the cut onions, cumin seeds, turmeric and salt also.
  • Cover and cook till done, stirring in between.
  • When it's 3/4th done, remove the lid and let all the water evaporate.
  • This can be served with rice and vatha kulambu.