Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Vazhakkai Varuval | Raw Plantain Fry | Accompaniment

Vazhakkai Varuval, a simple stir fry made from raw plantain. Usually i make vazhakkai puttu along with sambar or kara kuzhambu for our lunch and it's our favorite side dish made from raw plantain. 
Next to that, i prefer to make this simple varuval with raw plantain, it goes well with almost any south indian kulambu varieties.
There is nothing fancy here, slice the plantain, marinate with basic indian spices and tava fry it. That's it, delicious vazhakkai varuval will be ready in few minutes apart from the marination time. So let's check out how to make this yummy varuval.

Vazhakkai Varuval

Preparation Time : 30 mins | Cooking Time : 15 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Accompaniment | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Vazhakkai Varuval, Raw Plantain Stir fry, Vazhakkai Fry Vazhakkai Varuval, a simple stir fry made from raw plantain.
Raw Banana - 1 
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala  - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1/2 tsp + 1tsp

Cut the edges of the raw banana and peel the skin of it and cut into thin slices.
Immediately put the sliced banana into water,it helps to prevent the color change. Drain the water from raw banana and place it on another bowl and add all the spices(turmeric,chili,coriander, garam masala powder) & salt.

Add 1/2 tsp of oil into it and mix it well such that all the pieces are coated well with the spices. Cover it and let it aside for 30 mins.

Heat the pan with the remaining oil and place each piece of raw banana separately on the pan and cook till the bottom side becomes brown, flip each pieces and cook on other side too.
Tada, Tasty and crispy Vazhakkai Varuval is ready.

Related : How to make Vazhakkai Podimas 

  • Slice it thin helps to cook fast.
  • Keep the flame in medium so that bottom doesn't get burnt.
  • Some times instead of garam masala, i use cumin powder , that too tastes good. 

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