Friday, April 26, 2013

Vazhakka(Raw Banana) Thoran

A simple union of raw banana with grated coconut and some additions lead to this delicious vazhakka thoran..It is a usual item in our sadya menu too..And it gives me a lot of nostalgic memories ...There were plenty of bananas in my home backyard...and we had the bananas in all of its possible varieties like curries, thorans, ripe bananas ,pazham poris etc..etc...

Ingredients :

  1. Raw Banana: 2 (cut into small cubes)
  2. Coconut grated : 1/2 cup
  3. Pearl Onions : 2-3
  4. Garlic:1-2
  5. Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
  6. Green Chilly-3
  7. Salt 
  8. Oil
  9. Mustard Seeds

Method :

  • Put the cubed bananas in a bowl of water containing a little turmeric powder and wash well.
  • Cook them with salt and turmeric powder.
  • Crush the grated coconut with Pearl onions,garlic and green chillies.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add the cooked banana pieces along with the crushed mixture.
  • Combine well into a dry texture.

Serve with Rice.............

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