You need :
Plantain : 2 (peeled and cut into 1" thick cubes)
Coconut : 3tbsp
Cumin : 1 tsp
Green Chillies : 3
Coriander for garnishing
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves from 1 line
Cook chopped plantains in a pot of water. Add a pinch of turmeric and enough salt while cooking. Cook till the plantains are fork tender. Drain them and keep aside.
Grind coconut, cumin and green chillies to make a coarse paste
Heat oil in a wide pan. Add mustard seeds..let it splutter, next goes urad dal (about 1/2tsp) let it brown
Pour in the paste coarsely ground paste and curry leaves and stir. Fry it for 10 seconds. Add salt and cooked plantains. Stir and Mix for next 2 min. Switch off the stove. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
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