Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Raw banana curry | કાચા કેળાનું ભરેલું શાક | Kachche keleki sabzi | Stuffed raw banana curry

Raw banana - 2.
For stuffing
Coriander leaves (finely chopped)  - 1/3 cup,
Garlic paste - 1 tsp,
Red chilli powder - 2 - 3 tsp,
Coriander and cumin powder - 2 tsp,
Salt - to taste,
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp,
Asafetida - 1/8 tsp,
Peanut oil - 1 tbsp.
For tempering
Peanut oil - 2 tbsp,
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp,
Asafetida - 1/4 tsp,
Grated tomato - 2 - 3 tbsp,
Hot water - 2 - 3 tbsp.

Wash and dry raw banana well. Trim top and bottom parts and peel off the skin.

Cut about 2 inch long pieces as per given below image. Give each piece a lengthwise slit without cutting into two. 

In a bowl, add all the ingredients listed under the header of  "For stuffing" section above. Mix well.
Stuff prepared stuffing into banana pieces.

Heat 2 tbsp peanut oil in a pressure cooker over medium low flame. Add cumin seeds followed with asafetida and stuffed banana pieces.

Mix well. Let it cook for a minute. 

Now add remaining stuffing and mix well. Add grated tomato and mix well. 

Let it cook till oil starts to ooze out. Add hot water and mix well. 

Cover the lid and let it cook over medium low flame for two whistles. Turn off the flame and remove from the heat. Let pressure cooker cools down by itself.

Open the lid and serve with meal.

Adjust amount of spices as per taste. 
Cooking time may vary as per gas heat and size of pressure cooker.
Grated tomato can be omitted.

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