Monday, March 26, 2007
Spicy Plantain peal palya
This is a easy way to use up even the wastes.It tastes so good that you would prefer the peal rather than the actual fruit.Its nutritious as well as a rich source of fibres and vitamin B also.Has a combination of all tastes in it.Well i had prepared plantain chips and had these peals left out.So i thought why not prepare this spicy yummy dish and here it is in front of your eyes.Well now you can tell i am not a fool to waste such a tasty and nutricious peal and after all i have paid for the whole plantain isnt it..
Plantain peals- out of 4[unripe]
1tsp - mustard seeds
1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
1/2 tsp - urad dal
2 dry - red chilly
1 string - curry leaves
3-4 - chopped garlic cloves
1 tsp -tamarind pulp water
1 tsp -jaggery grates
1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
1.5 tsp - chilly powder
1.5 tsp - coconut grates[optional]
1.Take a heavy bottomed pan ,ad oil,cumin seeds,mustard seeds,red chilly broken,urad dal and wait till it splutters.
2.Then add curry leaves,fry for 10 secs,then add chopped peal and saute for 1 min.
3.Add turmeric,chilly powder and season with salt and add the tamarind pulp.Then add little water to cook the plantain peal properly and cover and cook for 10 mins with occasional stirring.
4.Add jaggery and mix properly.Then add coconut grates and mix and ad 1/2 tsp of oil and mix properly and cook for another 5 mins.
5.Serve hot with rice at the side.Eat with ghee added the top.