- Raw banana - 5
- Grated coconut - 3/4 cup
- Green chillies - 5( 2 +3 - use 2 to grind with coconut and slice 3 into thin pieces.)
- Shallots - 5
- Garlic - 1 clove
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
- curry leaves - 1 spring
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
- dry red chilly - 2 broken
- Oil - 1 tbsp
- Salt - to taste
Make a coarse paste of the grated coconut , green chillies, 2 shallots, garlic and turmeric powder and keep aside.
Peel the outermost layer of skin from the raw bananas and cut into small cubes and leave them immersed in water.They turn a dull grey if they come in contact with oxygen. SO keep them in water until ready to cook.
Cook the banana cubes with 1 cup water and salt to taste until it is soft and some water remains in the pan.
Add in the ground coconut paste and mix well and cover and cook on low flame for 2 minutes.
Turn the flame off.
Heat oil in a frying pan and add the mustard seeds.
When it splutters add the dry red chillies and sliced shallots and curry leaves and fry until it is golden brown.
Add the cooked banana mixture into the onion mix and stir well.
Serve with rice and curd.