Vazhakka Peera Pattichathu

Vazhakka Peera pattichathu
Recipe for Vazhakka Peera Pattichathu
Serves-4
Total cooking time:- 30 minutes
Recipe Courtesy : -Vanitha
Ingredients:-
Raw Plantain - 6
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Water
Grated coconut - 1 cup
Shallots chopped - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/4tsp
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
Green chillies chopped - 3-4 nos
Ginger chopped - a small piece
Chilli powder - 1/4 tea spoon
Fish Tamarind/Kudampuli - 3 small piece
Salt to taste
Method :-
Soak Fish Tamarind in a cup of water
Peel, and cut the plantain lengthwise. Mix 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder in a bowl of water and clean the plantain pieces and drain it
Crush grated coconut and shallots and mix it with the plantains.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,when they pop upadd chopped green chillies,ginger,turmeric powder,chilly powder ,curry leaves sauté for a minute or two.
Then add the plantain mix,soaked tamarind with water, cover it with a lid and let it cook on a medium flame for 10-15 minutes or until done
Uncover , simmer for a couple of minutes and switch off the flame.
Let stand covered for 10 minutes before you serve.

40 comments:

Shri said...

Looks lovely Sarah!

Prathibha said...

looks colorful dear...but wondering wats dat tamarind?

Sarah Naveen said...

Thnx a bunch Shri and Prathibha
Dea..!! Fish tamarind is the Kudampuli...thts wat we usually use for fish curry in kerala...so so some call it fish tamarind..(i forgot to mention kudampuli initially)

Chitra said...

Looks nice , but the regular tamarind can also be used ?

Sarah Naveen said...

Chitra,...dfntly the regular tamarind and the Kudampuli tastes different..
But u can always substitute things as u like :)

Sree... said...

Hey Sarah....

Very Delicious dear..will definitely try this.

rekhas kitchen said...

ahh looks delicious it's my fav.mmm mouthwatering

Priyanka said...

That looks divine Sarah. Thanks. Will pass this on to my mother and ask her to prepare it this sunday :)

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Nice click.....yummy...

Preeti Kashyap said...

looks lovely Sarah and healthy too! Great Click!

Sangeetha Subhash said...

Wow!! that looks absolutely delicious dear!!!Love ur blog..:)Keep rolling!!

Priya said...

Curry looks absolutely fabulous..

Nirmal said...

Are Wah!
Perfect for those who dont eat Fish
An absolute substitute for Fish peera

Sandhya Hariharan said...

very nice.. I didnt know we cud make a vege with vayakai.. other than a bajjie

Raje said...

I like plantain. Your dish looks so yumm and colorful!

Vrinda said...

This is my hubby's fav,but i never tried with kudampuli,looks lovely,and great side dish with rice...

meeso said...

Looks delicious!!!

Anonymous said...

Nice Version for raw banana

Sanghi said...

MY alltime favt!

Nostalgia said...

Never tried vazhakka thoran with kudampulli.. nifty idea.. Thankyou!

Tina said...

Hey dear never tried vazhakka with kudampuli...endayalum adipoli....

lissie said...

Oh, vayil vellam varunnu...! never tried peerapattichathu with vazhakka... simply delicious!

Aruna Manikandan said...

My daughter loves vazhakai a lot
Nice Click...... Sarah

Abhilash said...

here you are... the nadan vibhavam...

This dish looks good ;)

vazhakya is also easily available... this was really superb... think why?

because all the ingredients are available with me. Even now I have a vazhakya in my gardens...

I am gona rock this rainy season... mm.. summer season...mm... what to do the climate is changing so cannot predict which season... :)

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Sarah Naveen said...

Thank you all!!!!

Shwetha said...

Sarah,

I read this post and ran out to buy some kudampuli at a neighborhood malayalee store. They had a good laugh at the way I pronounced it. But they finally agreed to sell it to me. Can't wait to make this!

Sarah Naveen said...

OH Shwetha...I m so happy to hear that u like the recipe that much...
I can imagine,how they might have laughed at u ,hearing ur version of Kudampuli...heheh
I cant wait to hear abt the result....lemme know how do u like it...

Shobana senthilkumar said...

Hi sarah,
i really love the kerela dishes with plantain ...its this fresh puli available in indian store?

Gita said...

Wow awesome curry...never tried the combo of plaintains with tamarind...looks delicious :)

Happy cook said...

I di wish i had all these traditioanl dishes ehre too. YUmmy yumm.

Varsha Vipins said...

Wow..this is like our meen peera right..I'll surely try this sarah..:)

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice one sarah..

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Sarah Naveen said...

Hey Shobana,
I m not sure about that fresh puli :(
i think Indian stores usually have the usual tamarind...but kerala stores has it here..we usually bring it from home ,when we go for vacation...

Sarah Naveen said...

Yeas varsha..This is an excllnt substitute for our Meen peera...

Sarah Naveen said...

Thank you all for the wonderful cooments

Sireesha said...

Looks appetizing and tempting dear:)

Babli said...

Lovely dish. Something different. I will try your recipe surely.

nisha said...

Thanks Sarah for dropping by and encouraging words. You yourself have a lovely space.

This brings back memory of my chala peera vattichatu. I'm surely going to try this one.

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