Aritikaya nimmarasam kura (అరిటికాయ నిమ్మరసం కుర,ப்லாண்டின் லெமன் சுற்றி,केला और नींबूरस सब्जी) This is a typical andhra recipe . It is plantain curry made with traditional touch , the aroma of this curry is very much different as the whole plantain is charred/grilled on coal or stove so that the veggi is cooked from inside , once cooled it is peeled and the inside stuff is used for making curry.Plantain as such is heavy to digest as it is rich in complex carbohydrates and fiber, it also add’s bluk.
Regional Dish : Andhra pradesh; East India , South India
Cuisine Style : Andhra | Cooking Time 20 minutes | Take with Rice | Type Curry | Shelf Life : 1 day | Quantity 4 Servings.
Appx. Nutrition values: calculated for 1 serving ( 2tbsp)
Calories(200), Carbohydrates(51 g), protein (2 g), Fat (0.10 g).
- Plantains 2 nos
- Ginger paste 1tsp
- Green chillies paste 2tsp
- Mustard seeds 1tsp
- Cumin seeds 1tsp
- Curry leaves 10
- Red chilli 1 broken
- Urad dal 1tbsp
- Channa dal 1tbsp
- Turmeric powder pinch
- Lemon juice 1tbsp
- Oil 2tbsp
- Salt as per taste
- Switch on the stove and on low flame put the whole plantains and grill so that it gets cooked from inside. to check for weather its cooked , run a kinfe in the center , if it goes in smoothly and the size of plantain also shrinks whihc indicate that it is cooked.
- Allow it to cool for a while , than peel off the skin and take the edible part from inside and mash it gently with the pressure of laddle so that it breaks in to small pieces.
- Now take a pan add oil and add all the seasoning ingredients , once the they turn golden brown add ginger chilli paste and cook for a minute , add the mashed plantain mix well and adjust salt and cook for 2 minutes and remove it from heat and add lemon juice and mixwell.
Other variants / Cuisine Style: 1. Simple aritikaya kalchina kura