Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Balekayi Ale Bajji (Plantain in yogurt sauce)


Balekayi (Plantain) 1
Curd 1 cup
Salt to taste

To Grind:
Coconut 1 tblsp
Green chilies 2
Cumin seeds 1tsp

Mustard 1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Hing (Asafetida) a pinch


1) Pressure cook plantains for 3 whistles.

2) In the meantime grind the coconut mixture with little water to fine paste.

3) Peel the skin of the plantain and mash them.

4) Beat the curd and add to the mashed plantain.

5) Add the ground mixture, salt and mix well.

6) Season it with mustard hing and curry leaves.

7) Serve this with hot rice.

This goes to RCI- UDUPI & MANGALORE hosted by Sia an event started by Lakshmi.


bindiya said...

plantain I have never tried in yogurt sauce, now will try it out.

Jayashree said...

Never tasted pachadi with plantains.....sounds simple and good.

Suparna said...

hi pavithra,
I love such kinds of bajjis they are easy to prepare and very tasty too, I love it with plain rice too. nice snap.Nice entry for the event.


K said...

hmm, another one from you. i got to be fast or else you will present everything in RCI;)
BTW, nice dish and looks great too

Sush said...

Isn't this very similar to hashi?
Good one :)

sowmya said...

good one..a must try recipe..

Priya Narasimhan said...

Very new to me..Good one.

Vanamala said...

nice one

Vani said...

Sounds like a nice bajji!

Red Chillies said...

Totally new bajji to me, sounds delicious though!

Sia said...

my my... your recipe simply rocks! one of the best examples for less is more where you can create some wonderful tasting dish using just a handful of ingredients. Thank you for sending this to RCI.

Anonymous said...

Simple&healthy...liked the seasonings on top...sounds soo delicious...tnx ...

Archy said...

never tried with balekayi !! looks so gud..!! shall try soon !!

Smitha said...

We make a similar dish sans the plantains called the Mosaru shaale! got to try this version as well

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you all for dropping by, You can also try substituting plantains with potato or eggplant.