Vazhakka Kalan

Vazhakka(Raw banana) Kalan

Vazhakka Kalan

Vazhakka(Raw banana) Kalan

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By Silpa Surendran

Published On: 19 Oct 2002

Rating: 4
8 Votes, 6 Reviews
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20 Minutes
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Vazhakka Kalan Vazhakka Kalan By Silpa Surendran Vazhakka Kalan Published: Vazhakka(Raw banana) Kalan 4 stars based on 6 reviews Total time: Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 1 medium slice Calories per serving: 250 cal Fat per serving: 12 g Ingredients:
Raw banana : 400 gm
Chilly powder : 10 gm
Turmeric powder : 1 gm
Coconut : 200 gm
Pepper corns (optional): 16 nos
Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) : 1 gm
Curd : 225 gm
Curry leaves : 3 sprigs
Salt : As reqd
For seasoning:
Oil : 30 ml
Fenugreek seeds(Uluva) : 1 gm
Mustard seeds : 1 gm
Broken red chillies(Kollamulaku) :1 no
Curry leaves : 1 sprig
Directions:
1. Boil, peel and cut bananas into roundels. 2. Mix together bananas, chilly powder, half the turmeric, salt and enough water to cook bananas fairly dry. 3. Grind together to a very fine paste, coconut, pepper corns, rest of turmeric and cumin seeds. 4. When bananas are cooked, add ground ingredients, well beaten curd and more salt. 5. Simmer, stirring occasionally till the mixture becomes quite thick (10 -15 minutes). Remove from fire. 6. Heat oil in a pan. 7. Add fenugreek, mustard seeds and broken red chillies. 8. When seeds crackle, add curry leaves and temper the dish. 9. :- Serve as a side dish for plain rice.

Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Boil, peel and cut bananas into roundels.

Step 2

Mix together bananas, chilly powder, half the turmeric, salt and enough water to cook bananas fairly dry.

Step 3

Grind together to a very fine paste, coconut, pepper corns, rest of turmeric and cumin seeds.

Step 4

When bananas are cooked, add ground ingredients, well beaten curd and more salt.

Step 5

Simmer, stirring occasionally till the mixture becomes quite thick (10 -15 minutes). Remove from fire.

Step 6

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 7

Add fenugreek, mustard seeds and broken red chillies.

Step 8

When seeds crackle, add curry leaves and temper the dish.

Step 9

:- Serve as a side dish for plain rice.

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serah

Good and tasty recipe..

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prp

Mix sour cream with curd to make the curd sour.

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BINDU MATHEW

Simple and tasty.Thank u Silpa.

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jeena tony

came out really well...........

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ginu

Thanks for the recipe. I made sour curd by keeping the curd in a warm oven for 1 hr after adding few drops of lemon juice. It tastes really good. I made it for onam.

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Gouri Krishnan

This is fine as long as you are in India.If you are from a foreign land, Please take care that your curd is sour (puliche thyru upyogikku) or else this recpie goes for a toss

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