Vazhakkai/ Aratikaaya/ Plantain-1( peeled and cubed)
Ginger and Garlic paste-2tsp
Kashmiri Chilli powder-2tsp
Onion medium chopped-1
Green chilli slit-2
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste
In a medium bowl mix ginger and garlic paste, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt. To this paste add the cubed plantain, mix well and allow to marinade for 15mins. Heat oil in a pan, when oil is hot add the chopped onions, slit green chilli and curry leaves, stir fry till onion turns transparent. Now add the marinated plantain to the onions and stir fry for few more seconds. Sprinkle little water, mix well, check the seasoning and cover the pan with a lid. Cook on medium flame till the plantain is cooked and dry. Serve hot with Sambhar or Curd rice.
For Non-vegetarian version of this recipe use Chicken pieces instead of Raw Banana and increase the seasoning accordingly. It is called as Kodi Vepudu.