Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Balekayi Palya 2


Plantain raw(Balekayi) 2

Mustard seeds 1/tsp
Cumin 1/tsp
Curry leaves 1 strand
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Hing a pinch
Curry powder 2tblsp
Salt to taste


1)Peel the skin of plantains and cut into cubes.

2)Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds when it splutters add cumin and curry leaves.

3)Add plantains,turmeric powder and drizzle some water.Let the plantain cook(keep stirring in between).

4)When plantain is cooked add curry powder,salt,hing and cook for 5 mins.Serve hot with rotis.

Curry Powder:

Red chillies 5

Pepper 1 tblsp
Chana dal 1/2 tblsp
Urad dhal 1/2 cup
Oil 1tblsp


1)Heat oil in a pan,roast all the ingredients and grind it without water.Store in air tight container.

NOTE:This curry powder can be used to make palya with other vegetables also.


Vanamala Hebbar said...

Balekayi palya very nice i too make same type.

Sagari said...

looks yummyyyyy pavithra

Sagari said...

Can I have your email id pavithra

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you sagari and vanamala for your comments :)

Sagari: My email address is pavithra.kidiyur@gmail.com