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Plantain Podimas


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Plantain Podimas Recipe, How To Make Plantain Podimas Recipe

Valakkai Podimas or Plantain podimas is a very simple and healthy recipe prepared with raw bananas.Instead of always preparing Vazhakkai curry or roast, you can try this simple recipe for a change as it does not require much oil or ingredients and can be prepared very quickly. It also tastes very delicious as a side dish with rasam and sambar.

About Recipe

How to make Plantain podimas

(3 ratings)
11 reviews so far
Prep time
5 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
30 mins
Plantain podimas
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Raw banana
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : March 12, 2019

Ingredients used in Plantain podimas
• Onion - 1 number.
• Salt - to taste.
• Cumin seeds - ½ tea spoon.
• Mustard seeds - ½ tea spoon.
• Ginger - 1 piece.
• Chana daal - 1 tablespoon.
• Urad daal - 1 tea spoon.
• Red chilly whole - 3 numbers.
• Coconut oil - 2 tablespoons.
• Plantain - 2 numbers.
• Grated coconut - 2 tablespoons.
• Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon.
• Hing - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Green chilli - 3 numbers.
• Curry leaves - 1 spring.
• Pepper crushed - 1 tea spoon.
• Coriander leaves (chopped) - 1 tablespoon.
  • Take plantain, peel it and cut them into small pieces and boil it and mash them coarsely.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan add red chilly whole, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, chana daal, urad daal, curry leaves, hing, ginger, green chilly, salt, and add onions, mashed plantains, crush peppercorn saute it.
  • Add grated coconut, lime juice, toss it and switch off the flame and sprinkle with chopped coriander leaves.

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joe sunny Posted on Fri May 24 2013

looks yummy..i dont think onion is required in this dish...

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hung nguyen Posted on Fri May 24 2013


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Deep Kakkar Posted on Fri May 24 2013

Do you click these awesome photographs Sanjay? Being a photo-enthusiast I notice them in all your videos.

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Satoshi Chomsky Posted on Fri May 24 2013

Wow what a dish!

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stanize Posted on Sun May 26 2013

Crunchy crunchy nut! :)

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Neththra'sVision Posted on Sun May 26 2013

Thank you for showing us different styles of cooking for everyday vegetables we use. And I made this today using Ash Plantain.It's MMMMM yummy.

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Preethi Jothish Posted on Wed Jun 12 2013

Tried the recipe. it was delicious. waiting for more recipes.thank you chef.

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reddropdrop Posted on Sat Jun 21 2014

You're my favorite chef on Youtube!?

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V.M.Karthika Balaje Posted on Tue Jul 15 2014

I don't think lemon juice should be added.?

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Helen Mary Posted on Mon Feb 02 2015

super sir very easy to cook thanks?

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farsana pk Posted on Tue Mar 08 2016

What is plantain.??

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