Aratikay Pulisu (banana)

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3-4 tbsp - vegetable oil
  • 5 - raw bananas, peeled and cut in 4 pieces each
  • One sprig - curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds (rai dana)
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp - tamarind pulp
  • 5 cloves - garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 inch piece - ginger, chopped
  • 1 tsp - rice
  • salt to taste

How to Make Aratikay Pulisu (banana)

  • First make a paste of ginger, garlic, rice with a little water and keep it aside.
  • Now boil the raw bananas covered till they are soft and keep aside.
  • Heat a wok now and add the oil to it.
  • In it add the mustard seeds and curry leaves and let them splutter.
  • Now add the ginger-garlic-rice paste into it and add all the ground spices.
  • Fry for a minute and add the tamarind paste to it.
  • Mix the tamarind paste well and add 2 cups of water.
  • Now add the banana pieces and let cook for two minutes or till the gravy thickens.
  • Serve hot sprinkled with coriander leaves.