Plantain is high in fibre rich in minerals like Potassium, Magnesium, and Iron. They are also rich in Vitamin A, C and B-6. Green Bananas is cooked and usually not eaten raw. When it starts turning yellow the sugary, sweetness develops and becomes a Banana! You would notice little black spots on the bananas showing that they are ripening.
3 to 4 plantain
2 to 3 Tbsp curds
3 to 4 tbsp fresh coconut gratings
1 tbsp of oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp Channa Dal
1 tsp Urad Dal
1 sprig of curry leaves
3 to 4 Red chillies
- Peel and cut the Plantain, Put them immediately into water, it changes its colour when it is exposed to air. To this water add 2 to 3 tbsp of curds and cook them until they are tender, keep an eye on them do not cook them too much they get mashed when you put them in the wok.
- Once they are cooked drain out all the water.
- Take a wok or kadai, heat oil and put all the seasonings, in the when all the dals start to change colour, add this cooked plantain and salt to taste mix and allow it to cook for a minute or two until it absorbs all the flavours then add 3 to 4 tbsp of fresh coconut gratings.
- Serve this dry curry with plain Rice and Rasam.