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Simple kalan recipe


Cuisine Style: Kerala, south india | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take With: Rice/Roti | Type: Thoran, poriyal, stir fry

Ingredients

    • Raw banana – 1 [Peel off the skin, cut into cubes]
    • Curd - ¼ cup [fully whisked]
    • Coconut - ½ cup [Grated]
    • Peppercorns - 6
    • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
    • Fenugreek seeds- ½ tbsp
    • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
    • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
    • Dry red chilli - 2
    • Green chilli - 2
    • Mustard Seed - 1 tbsp
    • Curry leaves - 1 spring
    • Asafetida a pinch
    • Salt to taste
    • Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
    • Water as needed

Preparation

  • Heat water in a broad pan & let it boil, then add raw banana, turmeric powder, salt & parboil [¾ th cook]. Then drain water & keep it aside.
  • Add grated coconut, cumin seeds, curd, & green chilli in a mixer jar & grind fine paste with ½ cup of water.
  • Dry roast fenugreek seeds, cool it & grind to fine powder. Dry roast peppercorns & grind to fine powder.
  • Heat coconut oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & let it splutter. Then add curry leaves & red chilli fry for a min.
  • Add asafetida & fenugreek powder sauté. Then add boiled raw banana, turmeric & red chilli powder sauté.
  • Add pepper powder, ground mixture, salt mix well, cover it & let it boil. Add water if required.
  • Then cut off heat, serve hot with rice.

Tip

  • Use coconut oil for better flavor.

How to make Simple kalan recipe - Stepwise pictures

Peel off the raw banana skin, cut into cubes, then boil with salt & turmeric powderPeel off the raw banana skin, cut into cubes, then boil with salt & turmeric powder

Once boiled drain waterOnce boiled drain water

Add grated coconut, curd, cumin seeds & green chilli grind well with 1 cup of waterAdd grated coconut, curd, cumin seeds & green chilli grind well with 1 cup of water

After grindingAfter grinding

Dry roast fenugreek seedsDry roast fenugreek seeds

After grinding-fenugreek powderAfter grinding-fenugreek powder

Freshly ground pepper powderFreshly ground pepper powder

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & let it splutterHeat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & let it splutter

Add curry leavesAdd curry leaves

Add asafetidaAdd asafetida

Add dry red chilliAdd dry red chilli

Add fenugreek powder sauteAdd fenugreek powder saute

Add boiled raw banana, turmeric and red chilli powder saute Add boiled raw banana, turmeric and red chilli powder saute

Add pepper powder sauteAdd pepper powder saute

Add freshly ground coconut mixture, add water if requiredAdd freshly ground coconut mixture

Add salt mix well & let it boilAdd salt mix well

Once boiled cut off heatOnce boiled cut off heat

Traditional kalan recipe is readyTraditional kalan recipe is ready

Raw banana coconut curry- serve hot with riceRaw banana coconut curry- serve hot with rice


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