Monday, January 14, 2013

Vazhakkai Kuzhambu/ Raw Banana Gravy


Ingredients:

Raw Banana (chopped) - 
2
Onions (chopped) - 1
Tomato(chopped) - 2
Red chilly powder - 1/4 tbsp
Tamarind extract - 1/4 cup
Coriander seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Peppercorns - 1/4 tbsp
Fennel seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds - 1/2 tbsp
Cloves - 1
Cinnamon stick - 1
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Curry leaves  - few
Gingelly Oil - 1 tbsp

Method:
Dry roast the coriander seeds,cumin seeds,pepper corns,fennel seeds,1/4 tbsp fenugreek seeds,clove,cinnamon stick,grated coconut for few mins.

Then grind the ingredients into a fine paste with enough water.

Heat the gingelly oil in a pan and add the fenugreek seeds & fry for few mins.

Add the chopped onions, tomatoes, curry leaves and saute it until the onions turns transparent.

Add the raw banana pieces & stir it for few minutes. 

At low flame, add the ground masala paste and cook everything for 5 mins

Add the tamarind extract, red chilly powder & salt and cook it until the oil gets separates from the gravy.Then turn off.

Serve it with hot steamed rice.

18 comments:

  1. It looks simple to make. Will try it out. Great blog you have here.

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  2. normally I do fry gravy is very rare.. looks yummy
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  3. Raw Banana Gravy looks so Yumm Dear....Nice recipe.

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  4. Banana Gravy looks simply delicious. Thanks for posting.
    Deepa

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  6. Happy Pongal Wishes!!
    Vazhakkai Kuzhambu sounds interesting, lovely recipe..thanks for sharing!

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  7. Nice kuzhambu ! Pongal vazhthukkal

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  8. wow it looks like non-veg gravy :)

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  9. Gravy gave me a look like chicken masala. Looks so yummy.

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  10. Happy pongal wishes..Fingerlicking kuzhambu and makes me drool.

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  11. Hmm....looks lovely like mutton gravy..:-)

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  12. Delicious....made me nostalgic as my mom used to make it and I loved it....

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  13. tempting..i never tried kuzhambu with vazhakkai..i will try it with your recipe...

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  14. I love bananas and usually I have them only as a fruit. This recipe is totally new for me. I want to try this very soon. Thanks for the recipe.

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