Sunday, September 16, 2012

Green banana peel chutney

2 to 3 cooking bananas or ash plantain peel
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup water

Wash the peel and chop.  Then pressure cook the peel with the turmeric, salt and water.  Let it cool.

1 tsp ginger
1 to 2 green chillie
1 to 2 dried red chillie
2 tbsp coconut
1/2 tbsp tamarind pulp with 2 tbsp water

Puree the cooked plantain peel with the above ingredients.  Adjust salt to taste.  

It is optional to add this tempered garnish or seasoning to the chutney.
1 tbsp oil or ghee
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 dried red chillie
1 tbsp onion optional
1 tsp curry leaves

Heat oil sauté the mustard seeds, red chillie and curry leaves and add it to the ground mixture.
Serve this chutney/ pachadi as a side dish with dosa/ crepe, idly, flatbread, rice etc.
This chutney goes to MLLA #51 at Desi Soccer mom.

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42 comments:

  1. Never tried this,sounds interesting and healthy

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  2. Never had banana chutney before, this sounds a real winner!

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  3. It tastes absolutely divine. We oftenly makes this chutney. Lovely post dear.

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  4. Sounds so falvorful, but I can only imagine the taste :D looks really nice too

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  5. This sounds very new and interesting

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  6. This sounds exciting and delicious!

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  7. Have heard we can dI chutney but this is the first time seeing in a post

    Event: Dish name starts with O

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  8. Real interesting and innovative dish...
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  9. Very innovative and delicious recipe!

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  10. Banana peel chutney sounds so interesting, looks great!

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  11. Very interesting chutney,looks awesome and flavourful.

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  12. I have never tried using banana peel in any recipe. This sounds really interesting!

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  13. whoa......cooking with the peel????awesome!

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  14. Truly a nutritious and unique chutney...Thanks for sharing.

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  15. We too use banana peel in our kitchen . gives a different taste...

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  16. Didn't know banana peels are edible. This is so interesting.

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  17. That is so interesting. I never knew you could eat the peels.

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  18. Haven't had this before....looks interesting :D

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  19. Banana peels? How unique is that! I always learn something new from visiting food blogs!

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  20. I have never heard of such a thing. You do truly learn something every day.

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  21. mmmmm.... amazing chutney. Never tried this before. Bookmarked.

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  22. This sounds delicious - what a great idea!

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  23. wow...this sounds really interesting & tasty!!!

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  24. Finally! Something to make using the peels! Very interesting combinations and I was looking for a chutney recipe too. Thanks. And good to 'see' you this morning.

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  25. Wow, a chutney with banana peel! This is a very new recipe to me...Quite creative...

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  26. Looks like a missed a couple of awesome recipes lately. Thats such a great chutney recipe. Love that u added turmeric, coconut and Tamarind for a little tartness. =)

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  27. Banana peels! are you kidding? seems really unique!

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  28. Thank you for the unique entry. I have heard of melon peel chutney but never of banana peel. Sounds delicious.

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