Raw Plantain Pepper Roast | How to make Raw Plantain Pepper Roast

By Runa Ganguly  |  24th Feb 2018  |  
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Raw Plantain Pepper Roastby Runa Ganguly
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About Raw Plantain Pepper Roast Recipe

This is a dry, spicy, raw banana roast which goes well with hot steamed rice and sambhar or even with parothas. Although coconut is an integral ingredient in every recipe from Kerela, in this recipe we skip the usage of coconut to bring out the rustic flavour of black pepper

Raw Plantain Pepper Roast

Ingredients to make Raw Plantain Pepper Roast

  • 2 raw bananas
  • 2 tablespoon freshly coarsely crushed black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder (or more according to your taste buds)
  • 1 tablespoon of freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • to be ground to paste:(without water)
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 inch ginger deskined . slightly chopped
  • 3-4 garlic pearls deskined
  • For Tempering:
  • 1 large dry red chilli broken in half
  • 2 Tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 6-8 fresh curry leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon asafoetida powdered

How to make Raw Plantain Pepper Roast

  1. Wash and deskin the bananas
  2. Dice or slice them into bite sized pieces, either in roundels or Long slices
  3. soak them in cold water till cooked to avoid oxidation
  4. Blend together the ingredients listed under “to be ground to paste” and keep handy
  5. heat oil in a wok and temper with the ingredients listed under “tempering”
  6. after the mustard seeds splutter, add the ground paste
  7. sauté on medium-Low heat for 4-5 minutes
  8. add the chopped banana slices and mix well
  9. add the dry spices and salt. combine well
  10. cook covered until 5-7 minutes in Low heat(to avoid burning)
  11. check in between and keep stirring the curry
  12. as soon as the bananas turn soft and breaks with a spoon, add the crushed pepper and mix well
  13. take off heat and garnish with chopped coriander leaves
  14. serve hot with accompaniment of your choice

My Tip:

Use freshly crushed black pepper for the best flavour

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