Friday, August 5, 2011

PARIPPU KAYA CURRY / Raw Banana & Dal Curry with coconut paste

Ingredients :

Toor Dal : 1/2Cup
Plantain : 1
Shallots : 3
Garlic : 1clove
Green Chillies : 2
Cumin Seeds : 1/2tsp
Shredded Coconut : 3/4Cup
Turmeric Powder : 1/2tsp + 1/2tsp

For Tempering :
Mustard Seeds : 1/2tsp
Dried Red Chillies : 1
Curry leaves : 2Springs
Coconut Oil : 1tsp

Method :

1. Pressure cook dal with 1/2tsp Turmeric Powder and garlic.

2. Grind coconut with cumin seeds, 1/2tsp turmeric powder, green chilly, shallots, 1spring of curry leaves to a smooth paste .

3. Add chopped plantain to cooked dal along with 3/4Cup water and cook covered till it becomes soft. (If you are pressure cooking, then cook for 4minutes with the whistle on and open the lid after 4minutes). Plan tain should not be over cooked.

4. Now add the coconut paste and salt to it  and cook on medium flame for another 5minutes till you get a thick gravy with full of flavors. 

5. For tempering heat coconut oil in a tadka pan and add mustard seeds. When it splutters add dried red chillies and curry leaves. Add this to the curry and cover with a lid.

6. Serve hot with Kerala rose matta rice, curd, lemon pickle and pappad.


  1. Yum ...I never made raw banana with dal ...this is very interesting

  2. raw banana with dal never heardbut sounds delicious

  3. Wow!! I never tried this combination before. Looks good.

  4. Simple and comfort meal.. Nice one...

  5. A delicious and unusual curry :-)

  6. Nalla combo..ethu vere try cheytitilla..super yum

  7. Now this is a very new recipe ~ love the combo of ingredients you used, must try :)
    Us Masala

  8. Delicious curry....i never used garlic with this curry...

  9. I tried this recipe and it was delicious! I also added some tamarind juice for tanginess. Thanks so much for sharing the recipe!

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