Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi

A traditional kerala style side dish prepared with plantain peel. it goes well with rice.

Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi

A traditional kerala style side dish prepared with plantain peel. it goes well with rice.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Sobha Kesavan

Published On: 29 Dec 2014

Rating: 5
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20 Minutes
Served : 6
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Ingredients

  • Kayathond(preferably Nenthrakkayatholi) - 5 – 6 Nos.
    Payar (Cowpea) - 1 cup
    Sliced Onion - ½ cup
    Salt - As required
    Red Chilli Powder - 2 tspns.
    Coconut/Refined Oil - 4 - 5tspns
    Curry leaves - 4 – 5 leaves

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 1

Clean the Kayathond (Plantain Peel) well and cut them into pieces

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Step 2 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 2

Then cut these pieces further into small, small thin pieces

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Step 3 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 3

Put these pieces into water for about 10-15 minutes.

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Step 4 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 4

Soak the Payar (cowpea) for about half-an-hour time

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Step 5 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 5

After about half-an-hour, wash the payar(cowpea) and cook it along with the small pieces of Kayathond(Plantain Peel) and required quantity of Saltin a pressure cooker or a normal vessel. When this mix is cooked well, put off the stove and remove the pressure cooker/vessel from the stove and keep it separately.

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Step 6 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 6

Heat Oil in a frying pan and add the sliced onion and stir this mix well

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Step 7 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 7

When the colour of the onion turns into golden, add some Red Chilli Powder into it, stir and then add the cooked Kaya thond and Payar into it and stir it further.

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Step 8 Kayathond (Plantain Peel) &Payar (Cowpea) Upperi Recipe

Step 8

Kayathond and PayarUpperi is ready. This Kaya tholi and Payarupperi can be seved with cooked rice/Chapathi/Poori etc.

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