Thursday, March 10, 2011


Plantain fry is such a easy South Indian receipe which goes well with almost all variety rice, Rasam,Sambar, Curd rice etc.

Plantain - 1 big or 2 medium
Onion - 1 small
Ginger- small piece
Garlic cloves- 4
Sombu(Aniseed)- 1 tsp
Tumeric- 1/4tsp
Red chilli powder- 1 and half tsp(depending on yoru spiceness)
Salt- As per taste

Mustard- few
Split Urad dhal- few
Dried red chilly- 1
Curry leaves- 1 string
Hing- a pinch


1. Scrap the thick skin of Plantain,chop it into coin shape.
(Just put chopped plantain in water with little salt or rice washed water to prevent discoloration).
2. Grind Ginger,chopped onion, garlic cloves, sombu coarsely.
3. Heat little oil,season the things given in seasoning list.
4. Add the grinded paste, fry well&add chopped Plantain in the pan.
5. Now add tumeric,chillipowder,salt.
6. After mixing well add little water and cover the lid, keep the stove in medium flame.
7. Let it cook for 10mts in medium,after that reduce to slim dry roast it.
8. Now receipe is all set and ready to serve.



Reshmi Mahesh said...

Nice recipe...I do it differently...yours look superb...


savitha ramesh said...

My granny will do it this way.thanks for visiting my blog.u have a wonderful space.glad to follow u dear.

Priya Sreeram said...

looks good !

Malar Gandhi said...

Vazhaikai Masala varuval...sounds so delicious to me, My Mommy prepares in a much similar way...

Prema Sundar said...

Hi Usha,
Thanks for remembering me and leaving a comment on my blog...
Plantain fry looks yummy and ading ginger garlic to it is new to me..
thanks for sharing.

Preety said...

looks delicious

aipi said... this with rice n daal :)

US Masala


Like the recipe,sounds good and the garlic will sure nullify the gastric effect of plantain!

Jay said...

tempting recipe...perfect version..
Tasty appetite

USHA said...

Hi Dear friends,

Thanks for your lovely comments and encourage....