Sambar,Rasam & South Indian Curry

VAZHAKKAI VARUVAL RECIPE / RAW BANANA FRY RECIPE / BALEKAI FRY

Vazhakkai Varuval / Raw Banana Fry is a simple tamilnadu style side dish made from plantain . Its a simple recipe but tastes amazing as such or when paired with rice with dal / rasam . Its spicy , little crispy yet soft from inside .

One can make Raw banana vazhuvaral in various ways . The one shared here is no onion no garlic vazhakkai varuval .  Its an authentic tamil brahmin recipe .Vazhakkai means raw banana in tamil . In my home everyone like raw banana .  I have shared raw banana raita , raw banana dosa here .. and today its raw banana fry . So are you ready to make a not of the recipe..

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VAZHAKKAI VARUVAL RECIPE / RAW BANANA FRY RECIPE / BALEKAI FRY Yum
Course side dish
Cuisine tamil
Servings
servings
Course side dish
Cuisine tamil
Servings
servings
Instructions
  1. Wash and peel the raw bananas and chop it into thin slices as shown in the picture. Keep the chopped slices in a bowl filled with water untill its ready to use. This will prevent blackening.
  2. Drain the water . To the raw banana slices add salt, turmeric powder ,chilli powder and rasam powder.Toss it and mix it well such that the masala gets coated well to the slices .
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and urad dal . When the mustard seeds splutter add curry leaves .
  4. Later add the coated raw banana pieces to the pan and toss them gently .. Keep the flame on low and stir in between . When the raw banana is cooked .. sprinkle gramflour .. toss gently such that it gets coated well . Add 1-2 tsp of oil and let the raw banana pieces get nicely fried on low flame .
  5. Vazzakkai varuval is ready to serve. Tastes awesome as side dish along with dal / rasam / curd rice .
    Vazhakkai Varuval
  6. Vazhakkai Varuval recipe
Recipe Notes
  • you can increase or decrease spices based on your preference .

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1 Comment

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    Raksha
    March 5, 2017 at 10:28 am

    Looks yummy

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