Raw Banana/Plantain Peanut Dry

Raw banana dry is one of my favorite recipe. It is very easy to make and it goes will with Sambar, Rasam and Curd rice. I just tried with peanut today and it tastes yummy.


Raw Banana or plantain -2
Peanut - ¼ cup
Green chilli - 4
Onion - 1
Mustard seed - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1tsp
Pepper powder - ¼ tsp
Turmeric powder - 1tsp
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Oil for seasoning
Coriander leaves for garnishing


Heat a pan and fry peanuts without oil until golden color. Bring to cool down. After cooling down, make it to powder. It should be coarse.
Remove the skin of plantain and cut into pieces. After cutting, put the pieces into water contained bowl in order to avoid getting dark.
Heat 3tsp of oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, Urad dal and cumin seeds. Once mustard starts spluttering add slit green chilli, curry leaves and onion and fry it till it become translucent.

Then add cut plantain and fry it. After raw smell goes out add red chilli powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and turmeric powder and keep fry for a minute.

Later add ½ cup of water and cook plantain for 3 to 4 minutes.

Then add the peanut powder and mix it. Stir it in the medium flame for 15 seconds.

If you want, add grated coconut as well about 2 tsp. Its completely optional.
Garnish with coriander leaves.

Now the tasty plantain dry is ready to serve.
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