Monday, November 28, 2011

Green plantain curry


1 tbsp oil
2 tbsp onion
1 tbsp curry leaves
1" rampe or pandan leaf *
1/2" cinnamon stick
1 to 2 cardamom
1 tsp garlic
1/2 tsp ginger grated
2 tbsp tomato
1 to 1 1/2 cups plantain or cooking banana cut into slices
1/2 tsp chillie powder
1/4 tsp turmeric
3/4 tsp cumin seeds crushed
1/2 tsp fennel seeds crushed
1/2 tsp salt

Heat oil, sauté the chopped onions with curry leaves and pandan leaf. Then add ginger, garlic, spices and the plantain. Mix it without breaking the plantain. Add the tomatoes and cook in low heat covered until the plantain is cooked. Remove from heat and serve as a side dish with rice.
This goes to veggie/fruit a month plantain event.

* Pandan leaf is rampe. It is sold fresh, dried and packaged or frozen. If you can't find omit the pandan leaf for this curry.

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64 comments:

  1. I haven't been by in so long..I'm going to have to go back a few posts to see what you've been making. Your curry looks lovely...and it makes me realize I need to try plantains~

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  2. wow! I never knew palnatin is good with curry

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  3. Never had plantain curry...it does look delicious.

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  4. Love plantains and the flavors here sound wonderful!

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  5. Love this recipe..the curry looks wonderful.

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  6. Sounds very exotic! Love the idea of using plantains,
    Take care..

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  7. What a lovely preparation with aromatic flavors!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  8. Akheela, wow your curry looks delicious. I'm drooling now.....

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  9. The curry looks delicious!! Nice click as well :)

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  10. love the addition of Ginger, What is Pandal Leaf, is it Bay Leaf or Different?

    -Mythreyi
    Yum! Yum! Yum!

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  11. looks great! thanks for commenting on my blog by the way :)

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  12. Yummy flavours there...the dish looks delicious. Have never tried plantain and this looks like a good recipe to start. Thanks for sharing

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  13. hmm...looks wonderfully mouth-watering:D

    Taste of Saras Kitchen
    http://bsaraswathy.blogspot.com/

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  14. que rico y original! un besito desde Madrid

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  15. slam dear !
    thanks for sharing this another Yummy recipe! but I will enjoy more if you will share more images :)
    Lots of Love!!

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  16. Curry looks absolutely marvellous and inviting.

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  17. Looks so yummy and we have this plantain quite often at home.

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  18. Delicious curry served in a cool top hat dish :)

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  19. This is great!! In Sri Lanka we have a deep fried plantain dish.. but I think I like your method better because it's more healthy. I wish I could get some pandan leaves. Well done. :)

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  20. My fav curry...never tried in indonesian style

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  21. Flavorful and delicious curry..yummy

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  22. Slurp! Love it. Never tried it like this. New to me and need to try it out.
    Thanks for linking it to my event.

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  23. Looks tempting and what a brillinat way to use the plantain...what is Pandan leaf? and where can I find it in US?

    Love Ash.

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  24. Love this veg any time..nice recipe n clicks ..yumm!!

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  25. I would never have thought of green plantains and curry...beautiful!

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  26. Plantain curry is so salivating, cannot take my eyes off it.

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  27. That looks so good--I wish I saw more plantains in the store here!

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  28. I grew up in Miami and have eaten tons (not quite, but almost) of plantains, but I have never seen a recipe like this. Yum!

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  29. Love plantain in any form,curry is yummy!!

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  30. I have tried something similar cooked by my friend's mom and I enjoyed it. It's a great vegetarian curry.

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  31. I love plantains! I used to hate it growing up because my mom used to make then. But when I got into it back in 2006 in food at a cuban cafe that makes it sooooooooooooo yummy! now I want it all the time.

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  32. Lovely flavors in there, nicely taken pics!
    USMasala

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  33. luv anything with plantain..this looks spicy and delicious...

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  34. salam akeela, very perfect for plain with rasam

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  35. I always wondered about plantains every time I saw them at the grocery store. Never used it myself. Such a unique recipe. Would love to try it!

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  36. Oh, I adore plantains. What a great way to make them :), Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

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  37. This is interesting! Adding banana into curry is new to me. Very unique recipe.

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  38. I love plantain next to potato. love it.

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  39. looks very tempting...simple n cute..

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  40. Looks comforting and delicious!

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  41. I posted a dish today that has plantain (although I used banana). It was my first time putting banana in savory dish. Now I am interested in trying yours! Sounds so delicious!!

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  42. Loved the curry and the clicks.

    Do participate in the Desserts with Coconuts event and giveaway on my blog.
    http://rakshaskitchen.blogspot.com/2011/12/announcing-my-first-event-and-giveaway.html

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  43. love the simple curry! and pretty clicks!

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  44. This curry sounds fantastic...I love the thought of using plantains.

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  45. I love your recipe, it's such great idea to mix curry and plantain, it looks delicious:)

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