Green Plantain Chettinad Fry - Caution: Burning Hot!!!

Vazhaikai Milagu Varuval:


Plantain 1 large
Turmeric 1/4 spoon
Chili powder 1 spoon
Tamarind paste 1/4 spoon
Oil 1 tablespoon
Curry leaves few.

Spices To Be Toasted And Powdered:

Cloves 2
Cinnamon 1 small stick
Peppercorns 2 spoons
Cumin seeds 1 spoon
Fennel seeds 1 spoon
Poppy seeds 1/2 spoon
Coriander seeds 1-2 spoons
Grated dry coconut 1 spoon


In a vessel, boil 3/4 cup of water(yes, not more than that). Add salt, turmeric, chili powder and tamarind paste. Now add the sliced plantain to it. Cover and cook till tender, but not mushy. Set aside.

Heat a wide wok, add oil. Followed by curry leaves and cooked plantain. Further add the powdered spices and stir-fry over high heat. Maybe until the raw odor of the spices are completely gone and the vegetables is kind of turns crispy.

Serve warm to go with your South Indian Meals.


Jaleela Kamal said...

wow super malar

Suja Sugathan said...

Perfect side dish with rice and rasam..delicious.

Vimitha Anand said...

Hot spicy and perfect side dish for curd rice...

divya said...

I am hungry now looking at your dish..looks yummy!

Priya said...

Simply inviting and droolworthy plantain fry..

Shobha said...

This dish is to my taste...I love spicy food.
Green Plantain in Chettinad style looks awesome.

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Sneha Benny said...

I have never tried this. Looks nice !!!

Plateful said...

Malar, your chettinad version of the plantain recipe looks absolutely scrumptious! I wish I could have this for lunch today, ah!

jeyashrisuresh said...

love the combination of ingredients.
Yummy spicy curry

USHA said...

Never tried this style/..i loved it somuch...will try it sometime.

sangee vijay said...

Yummy n spicy varuval..perfect for sambar n curd rice...like the ingredients u used..bookmarking this !!!

Roshu said...

new recipe with a difference

Ananda Rajashekar said...

I do like things burning hot tantalising!