Ingredients :Plantain / Raw Banana : 1 small sized
Toor dal / Yellow lentil : 1 cup
Red chilli powder : 1/2 tsp
Salt to tasteFor Paste :
Coriander seeds : 1 tsp
Chana dal : 1 tsp
Rice : 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper : 1/2 tsp
Red chillies : 2
Grated dry coconut : 1 tsp
For Seasoning :
Wash and boil the yellow lentil with two cups of water in the pressure cooker and cook till 3 whistles. Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off. Wash and peel the plantain. Cut the plantain into medium sizepieces and cook separately.
To make the paste : Heat one teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add and fry coriander seeds, chana dal, black pepper, next rice and finally red chillies to light brown color. Remove it from the flame. When it cools down, add tamarind and coconut and grind into a smooth paste using little water. Keep it aside.
Put the paste mixture, turmeric powder, salt, red chilli powder and 2 – 3 cups of water in a heavy bottomed pan and let it cook for 10 minutes on medium flame. Now add cooked lentil and plantain pieces. let it cook for 5 minutes and remove from the flame. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they start to splutter add curry leaves hing and red chillies. Turn off the flame and add to the lentil mixture. Serve hot with rice.