Apr 5, 2009

ARITIKAYA PULUSU ( RAW BANANA IN TAMARIND GRAVY)


Ariti kaya (raw green banana) – 2 no.
Onion --- 1 big finely chopped
Tamarind pulp --- 1 tab sp or 5 gms of tamarind(a small gooseberry size) soak in hot water for 5 min. and extract juice with 1 cup of water or dilute 1 tab sp tamarind pulp in 1 cup water.
Turmeric powder --- 1/2 tea sp
Red chili powder --- 1 tea sp
Grated jaggery --- 1 tab sp (or according to your taste)
Oil --- 2 tab sp
Mustard seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
Cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
Urad dal – 1 tea sp
Chana dal --- 1 tea sp
Asafoetida --- 1/4 tea sp
Curry leave a few
Salt to taste
METHOD : ----
1. peel outer skin and cut raw banana in to 1/2 inch cubes. And leave them in water this prevents changing the color of banana.
2. Now heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and let them popup then add urad dal , chanadal, cumin seeds, asafetida and curry leaves and let them fry till light brown then add chopped onion and fry till light pinkish color.
3. Then now add raw banana pieces, salt to taste, redchilli powder, turmeric powder, mix well and sprinkle some water cover and cook for 5 min, stir in between.
4. After 5 min add tamarind juice mix well and cook till gravy becomes thick( this will take 10 – 15 min.).
5. Now add grated jaggery mix well and cook 5 more min.

Remove from heat and leave a side for 1/2 hour to 1 hour before serving.
Serve with rice and mudda pappu (plain dal) or any dal curry (pappu kura).
Iserved this with rice and Asparagus pappu kura (asparagus and lentil stir fry).

17 comments:

Madhumathi said...

This sounds interesting..The gravy looks yum!!Nice recipe.

Priya said...

Gravy looks really delicious Rekha..i love these sort of gravies much..

Ann said...

great idea Rekha,havent heard of this before..you got brilliant ideas Rekha !!

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. kalakunga.. nice colour.. great click...

Uma said...

super duper pulusu Rekha! Looks so mouth-watering.

Lavanya said...

yummy rekha..i do the same way..pulusu looks thick n good :)

DEESHA said...

good one rekhs, I love raw banana

Ramya said...

wow pulusu looks yummy and I do the same with aanapakaayi.

Pooja said...

yummy rekha..pulusu is looking delicious....

Deepa Hari said...

Pulusu looks lovely Rekha...very inviting.

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

I have tried so many things with Pulusu but Aritikaya I have never tried... Color looks great...

Ramya Bala said...

supera iruke paaka...yesterday only brought the plaintain for tava fry...fulla enna panrathunu therila..may be i ll try this one..

Cham said...

I love this one, tasted once with my Andra-ite friend!

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow something new to me. Looks yum.

EC said...

Yummy..interesting andhra dish

Varsha Vipins said...

Raw banana's are a fav at home..:).lokks god ma..:)

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