Thoran looks so inviting dear. yum!! 6 Oatmeal ideas for Toddler, Kids & family ! Halwas has always amazed me with its simplicity, unique texture and taste. Raw Banana- 3 Nos. Grated […] 1) What are the various raw banana’s that can be used for this fish mash? Coarsely grind coconut with cumin seeds and garlic. At my place we make Cherupayar (green gram) thoran more often, so I also tend to do that. Ohh.. One is the Nendran variety and the other one is known as Njaalippoovan/ Yalakki. Vanpayar Kaya Thoran (Kaya Payar Puzhukku) VanPayar and Kaya thoran or Kaya Payar Puzhukku is a super delicious, highly nutritious side dish for rice or Kanji. For seasoning. Great combo, looks healthy and delicious... luv the combination, looks colorful and healthy! Shallots- 4 Nos. Ethakka/Kaaya/Vazhakka Mezhupuratti can be made with two types of raw banana. Healthy and delicious combination.. looks too good :), I've heard abt this thoran, but never had it..seems like i should try after seeing ur blog.. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 2. It is exactly three weeks for Christmas and I am planning to share a few recipes for the holidays this year. Following recipe is for preparation of Payar (Long yard beans) and ethakka (Raw plantain) thoran (stir fry). It is almost pickle like with flavor of vinegar and ground mustard. Bananas are widely used in South Indian cuisine. Pour this onto the cooked raw banana’s and stir gently for few seconds. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1. After that, as his diet needs to be rich with dietary fibre, my mother started using the banana peel or plantain peel to make the banana peel thoran or ethakka tholi thoran. Vazhakoombu Cherupayar thoran (Banana Flower with Lentils) is a super delicious, highly nutritious thoran. its a new one for me as i have never cooked with raw plantains! The cuisine of coastal regions like Mangalore has fish as an indispensable part of an everyday, Kerala Beef Vindaloo Vindaloo is often synonymous with fiery, bold, pungent curries. nice and new combo. A different combination for a change...I like it. Add some pickle also, it's soul food! You can make a restaurant-style curry right in your kitchen. Once they are cooked, drain the water (keep a tbsp of water in the pan) and return to heat. Your email address will not be published. She uses the peel of the plantain as it has many health benefits. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Please subscribe to ‘c4cooking’ – Social Media Pages: When the pieces turn soft, uncover and keep on low fire till the water evaporates completely. After 5 minutes, check if the banana’s are cooked by inserting a knife into a piece. Source/Adopted from: Saraswathy Viswanathan . Pinterest          : 1 tbsp oil (coconut oil (or any oil) I had been to Udupi and Mangalore and experienced a unique, diverse culture. I like to eat this thoran with Kanji’s or Porridges:) … Are you a fan of Kanji-thoran combo?…comment below:), Kaya Thoran Recipe / Kerala kaya thoran / pacha kaya thoran /ethakka thoran recipe  / kaya mezhukupuratti / vaazhaka thoran / iftar recipes / Kanji kootu, 2 Raw banana (plantain/kaya/ethakka/vaalaka/cooking banana) I miss home now :((Back home we used to have kanji and payar mostly during lent season, also the days that follows Easter and Christmas. Add 1/2 tbsp of coconut oil(or any oil) ,mix gently and cover and cook on low for 30 seconds. Ethakka / raw banana – 1 medium-large, cubed Water – Around 1.5 cups or as required Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Chilly powder – 3/4 tsp Curry leaves – A few Salt – To taste 2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds,let it splutter.Now add curry leaves and dry red chilies and saute for few seconds. This is the first one I wanted to share with all of you -Kerala style sweet delicacy- a real nostalgia, the Black Halwa. Grated coconut- 1 cup. Dice the banana’s into the salted water and let soak for 5 minutes. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1. Coconut oil – 2 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp Dried red chilly – 2, broken Urad dal, whole – 1 tsp Curry leaves – 1 sprig 3. Peel the plantain and chop it into small cubes. ******************************************************************************************* Ethakka thoran is another Kerala recipe with raw bananas or paandi vazhakka. So people simply prefer to buy it from the shop. Cumin seed- 1 pinch. It is a gel-like sweet candy that you can never stop eating. I wanted to try making thoran with them. I also love the raw banana and beans combination with my all time favorite coconut. Ingredients Kayatholi- 4 to 5 raw plantains Red beans/Van payar-handfull of Shallots-10 Dry red chilli-3 Salt-to taste Water- Turmeric Powder-1/4tsp Curry leaves-two strings Coconut Oil-2tbsp Method Soak payar for 3-4 hours .. Pressure cook it and keep aside.. Take water in a bowl and add salt into it..