Ethakka / Plantain Thoran (Dry version)

Ethakka Thoran

Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Ethakka – 1.5 medium

2. Coconut oil – 2 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Dried red chilly – 2, broken

Urad dal, whole – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

3. Grated coconut –  3/4 – 1 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Garlic – 2 – 3 small, finely chopped

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Green chilly – 1, chopped

Cumin seeds, crushed or cumin powder – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

Salt – To taste

Method

1. Chop the plantain pieces into very small cubes. Put them in a vessel filled with water. Drain the water, before using.

2. Combine the grated coconut with turmeric powder, chopped garlic, chilly powder, green chilly and crushed cumin seeds.

3. Heat coconut oil in a kadai / pan over medium heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies and urad dal. When urad dal turns brown, add curry leaves, plantain pieces, salt and cook for a few minutes. Add coconut mixture and mix well. Cover and cook over low-medium heat for 6 – 8 minutes, stirring in between until the plantain pieces are done.

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Plantain Thoran

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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