Vazhakka Kalan

by SilpaSurendran
Vazhakka Kalan

Vazhakka Kalan is a delicious, traditional styled dish, very popular in Sadhya meals prepared from raw plantain. This is a very popular dish in Kerala Cuisine. The rich creamy and tangy flavored dish goes great with rice. Banana plants grow in plenty in Kerala and you will find the dish quite popular. What makes the dish unique and special is the blending of cooked plantain pieces with curd and an aromatic coconut mixture. Adding curd balances the sour taste of the dish. Seasoning with curry leaves and fenugreek adds to the aromatic favor of the curry dish. Bananas are nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for the body. You should include the dish in your menu chart for healthy tomorrows. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.

You can visit this link Olan Simple and Easy . You can also visit this link Kadala Chena Koottu Curry

Vazhakka Kalan is a delicious, traditional styled dish, very popular in Sadhya meals prepared from raw plantain. This is a very popular dish in Kerala Cuisine. The rich creamy and tangy flavored dish goes great with rice. Banana plants grow in plenty in Kerala and you will find the dish quite popular. What makes the dish unique and special is the blending of cooked plantain pieces with curd and an aromatic coconut mixture. Adding curd balances the sour taste of the dish. Seasoning with curry leaves and fenugreek adds to the aromatic favor of the curry dish. Bananas are nutritious, rich in vital nutrients required for the body. You should include the dish in your menu chart for healthy tomorrows. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
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Vazhakka Kalan
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
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Prep Time 20 minutes
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Instructions
  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.
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You can visit this link Olan Simple and Easy . You can also visit this link Kadala Chena Koottu Curry

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6 comments

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serah March 17, 2012 - 2:24 am

Good and tasty recipe..

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Gouri Krishnan January 28, 2004 - 12:00 am

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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ginu November 23, 2005 - 12:00 am

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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prp April 15, 2011 - 10:07 am

Mix sour cream with curd to make the curd sour.

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jeena tony September 2, 2009 - 3:45 am

came out really well………..

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BINDU MATHEW September 19, 2009 - 5:21 am

Simple and tasty.Thank u Silpa.

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