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Vazhakai Podimos

Raw plantains/banana curry
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 4 people


  • 2 nos Raw bananas Paccha Kkai
  • Salt As reqd
  • Asafoetida A pinch
  • ½ tsp Tamarind powder Or ½ tsp tamarind paste mixed with as little water as possible
  • 1 tsp Mysore rasam powder
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 no Red chillies Kollamulaku
  • 1 tsp Black gram Uzhunnuparippu
  • 1 tsp Bengal gram Kadalaparippu
  • 3 nos Curry leaves – 2


  • Boil bananas along with the skin in water for 10 min.
  • Cool, peel and mash.
  • Add salt, asafoetida, tamarind and rasam powder and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a pan or a kadai and add mustard seeds.
  • When they splutter, add the broken red chillies followed by the dals and fry till red.
  • Add the curry leaves and pour this seasoning over the mashed plantains.
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