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Thursday, February 25, 2010

VAZHAKKAI PODIMAS

This is an exclusive podimas done during Iyengar marriages.

INGREDIENTS:

Raw banana - 2
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Urad dhal - 1/2 tsp.
Chenna dhal - 1/2 tsp.
Dry red chillies - 2

Grated ginger - 1/2 tsp.
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - few
Lime - 1
Oil - 2 tsp.
Salt - as per taste


METHOD:

Half the bananas and boil it 3/4th ( for easier grating) in water, with skin alongwith a pinch of turmeric powder. Peel the skin and grate it.


In a kadai, heat oil, season with mustard seeds, urad dhal, chenna dhal, chillies, grated ginger and curry leaves.

Add the grated bananas and salt. Mix well. Sprinkle some water and cover with a lid. When done, switch off the stove and squeeze the juice of a lemon. Add chopped coriander leaves, mix well and serve hot.

31 comments :

  1. pic is too good,looks fresh and beautiful...

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  2. This is one of my most favorite dishes. Just love it so much. I love the tangy taste of lemon in it. :)

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  3. Steamed banana....very healthy way to eat.Love the click.

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  4. thats am surely gonna try this weekend. looks so yummy. would it be great with rice?

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  5. I had this delicious podimas once at my friend's marriage, yummmy podimas..

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  6. Yummy I love it ..best combo with vathakuzhambu and rasam, sambar.

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  7. the podimas looks very appetising and nice and simple.

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  8. A great combo of taste n health . Lovely clicks too ....

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  9. I ve been looking for this recipe for sometime now..thank u

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  10. What alovely way to cook bananas.lovely click too.

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  11. Healthy and delicious podimas!! yummy with rice!

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  12. Aaaaah...I miss this - reminds me of all the pandigai and celebrations at home. Thanks for the recipe Maami!

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  13. Nice click...podimas looks yummy.

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  14. Toooo good...!! Looks so yummy!

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  15. Looks very nice.. &healthy tooo

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  16. Very interesting dish with grated banana...looks delicious :)

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  17. Looks very yummm! Never tried grating raw bananas...

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  18. Do you use ripe bananas or under-ripe bananas?

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  19. it looks so good that i am hungry again :)

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  20. Nice presentation and podimas looks so yummy!!!

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  21. Wish you and your family a very Happy Holi.
    Very nice and delicious dish.

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  22. Looks very comforting, goes well with Rasam and Curd...

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  23. Totally new to me...thanx for sharing.

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  24. Podimas is my favorite to eat with morekozhambu. Looks yummy.

    Shanti aunty, I am hosting an event called home remdies, I am sure you know a lot of home remedies, would you share it with us?

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