Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Plantain Fry / Vazhakaai Varuval - With Step-by-step Pictures


Ingredients :

1. Plaintain - 2
2. Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
3. Sambar Powder - 1.5 tsp
4. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
5. Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
6. Tamarind paste - 1/4 tsp
7. Salt - Needed Qty
8. Oil - 3 tsp



Procedure :

1. Peel and slice the plaintain round and medium thick pieces.


2. In a bowl mix all the ingredients except the oil.


3. Mix them well, so that the plaintains are all well coated.



4. Cover the bowl and keep it as such for about 15-30 minutes.


5. Heat a non-stick dosa pan and add 2 tsp of oil.


6. Place the masala coated plantain pieces. Medium the flame.


7. Cover with a lid. Allow the plantains to cook for about 10 minutes.


8. Now, turn to the other side. Add a tsp of oil and let it cook for another 5 to 10 minutes.





9. This can be served as a snack or can be served as a side dish for rice.



Who tried this recipe?


34 comments:

srividhya Ravikumar said...

lovely varuval nithu...enjoyed each picture...thanks dear..

Krishnaveni said...

lovely recipe, looks yum

Priya (elaichii) said...

I have only deep fried it, but yours certainly is the healthy way!

Chitra said...

With masala tea, I can munch on those just like that..... mmmm..... :-)

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Me too used to do the same way...Love it very much with karakulambu and sambar...

nivedita said...

Very useful post for beginners.
Thanks for so detailed post.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Very nice snack, you have maintained your hob very clean Nithu. May be you can give some tips regarding that in your future posts.

Smitha said...

This is one of my favs Nithu...looks yummy!!

Pushpa said...

I can eat it as a snack all in one serving...so yummy and delicious

Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

Sadhana said...

Wow! that looks awesome and lovely....

Yummy Team said...

Lovely plantain fry..Healthy and yummy..

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Nithu
I love plantain fry...But this one is quite different, specially the spicing ..will make soon. Very nice indeed
have a nice day

சிநேகிதி said...

lovely recipe,

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Lovely varuval. I make it the same way with very less oil. Stepwise pics rock !!

harini-jaya said...

good idea to make in dosa pan!

Jagruti જાગૃતિ said...

lovely crunchy snack..loved step by step pics!

Jay said...

Terribly tempting recipe with excellent pics...

Tasty Appetite

Priya said...

My fav varuval, i just love with curd rice..

Suja Sugathan said...

Lovely recipe..never tried adding sambar powder..sure must to very tasty

Rachana said...

Delicious plaintain fry! Loved the step by step pics.

Amritha Kalyani said...

Very nice vazhakaai ... very nice picture presentation.

swapna said...

looks crispy and yummy...loved the step by step pics!!

Nitha said...

Crispy n yummy...

Kairali sisters said...

Lov ethe step by step procedure.Perfectly done vazhakkai fry

asiya omar said...

easy and crispy.

Saraswathi Iyer said...

Very tempting varuval.

Rekha shoban said...

simple and easy fry!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

I too make this,I cut length wise,love the stepwise pictures,wow,clean white stove top!!;)

Jaisy James said...

wow looks yummy

Jaisy James said...

looks nice n yummy 2

kitchen queen said...

a very healthy and mouth watering chips with very less oil and less calories.Thank u so much Nithu for sharing this low cal chips.

Jaleela Kamal said...

moru morunnu less oil lil super

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said...

wow..lovleystep by stpe pics darling.....truly yum n healthy snack

Manjula Senthil said...

such a healthy snack with less oil.It's Yummy.My kids love it.