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Fried Plantains(Vazhakka) coated with jaggery and mild spices
Published On: 09 Sep 2005
malayalam: Sharkkara / Vellam
telugu: Bellam / Bellamu
hindi: Gura / Gur
Gujarati: Gol / Gur
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
malayalam: Elakkaya / Elakka
telugu: Yalakulu / Elaichi / Yaalakkaya / Yealak-Kayulu
kannada: Yalakki / Yelachi
hindi: Choti Elaichi
Bengali: Elach / Garate
Gujarati: Elcho / Elaychi
Konkani: Kalo Elu / Yelo
Marathi: Eachi / Masala Welchi / Veldoda / Velchi
Oriya: Aleicha / Gujuratie / Alaichi
Kashmiri: Aa / Lbuduaa
Urudu: Ilaychi / Elaisi
English: Coconut oil
tamil: Thengaai ennai
telugu: Kobbari nune
kannada: Thengina Yenna
hindi: Nariyala tela
Peel off the skin of the plantains and put them in water.
Pour sour curd into this water to get rid of the plantains¦ serum.
Leave it aside for 30 mins.
Strain the excess water off.
Cut the plantains right from the middle into two and then into pieces of quarter inch size.
Heat oil in a wide pan(preferably Urali).
Bring it to boil.
Slowly, put the cut pieces into the boiling oil.
Once they are cooked and crisp, remove from the oil using a strainer.
Dissolve jaggery in water and bring this to a boil.
Stir continuously, till it`s consistency gets thick.
:- Make sure that it doesn¦t get too thick.
Slowly, put the fried plantains into this and mix well.
Add powdered cardamom, dry ginger, cumin seeds and ghee into this and mix well.
Great recipe. Thanks for sharing this. Its a rarely found Kerala dessert but at the same time its healthy and yummy alternative to all other junk sweets available in the market today.
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Super recipe ??.thank you
Thank you for the tasty recipe..
thank u rugmini, te recipe was excellent. i was searching for the sarkkara varatti recipe every where. now i got it. thanks again.
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