Wednesday, 8 July 2015

aratikaya kura - aratikaya curry or gravy for chapathi andhra style recipe

Aratikaya curry for chapathi or Aratikaya kura (koora) andhra style also called as raw banana Curry recipe and is one of my favorite masala curry for roti. I love cooking with plantains be it gravy or fry or any other recipe.This gravy curry is a also a good side dish that suits better with sambar rice or rasam and curd rice. 

aratikaya kura - aratikaya curry - aratikaya koora

This "aratikaya gravy curry" recipe is also called as "aratikaya iguru" or "aratikaya koora in telugu and "vazhakkai poriyal" in tamil. so let us start how to make "aratikaya masala curry" for chapathi

Ingredients to make Aratikaya kura or Aratikaya curry

1. Raw Banana - 1
2. Onions - 1
3. Green Chillies - 2
4. Curry Leaves - 1 sprig
5. Coriander Leaves - 2 to 3 sprigs
6. Spring onion leaves - 2 to 3 sprigs
7. Peanuts - 1 big tbsp
8. Sesame seeds - 1 big tbsp
9. Tamarind - 1 lemon sized ball
10. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
11. Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
12. Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tsp
13. Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
14. Salt - To taste
15. Red Chilli Powder - 1 n 1/2 tsp
16. Coriander Powder - 1 tsp
17. Oil - 3 tsps

Other gravy or kurma recipes:

Aloo Kurma  or Potato Kurma

Bharwa baingan masala with gravy

Almond chicken gravy


How to make aratikaya curry for chapathi andhra style recipe

1. Peel and slice raw banana to slices, also soak tamarind in 1 cup of water

2. Dry roast peanuts and sesame seeds till nice aroma comes and grind to a coarse powder

Peanuts - Sesame seeds

3. Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard, cumin and fenugreek seeds
4. Once they splutter, add slit green chillies, onion pieces, curry leaves and spring onion leaves

5. Add turmeric powder and raw banana slices
6. When banana slices are cooked, add salt, red chilli powder, coriander powder and peanut and sesame ground powder

aratikaya masala curry

7. Mix well and add soaked tamarind juice, and 1 more cup of water too
8. Cover with a lid and cook till banana is nicely cooked. 

aratikaya gravy curry for Chapathi

9. Banana slices become soft and tender it should be handled carefully just like the fish pieces in the fish gravy.
10. Once the gravy thickens and oil oozes out aratikaya curry or Plantain curry andhra style recipe is
ready to serve and taste's awesome with chapathis or rotis.

I will post more aratikaya recipes in the meanwhile you can try Raw Banana French fries

Raw Banana Salan - Plantain curry andhra style

Plantain curry andhra style