Southern Style Plantain Fry / Vazhakai Fry !!

Plantain fry is a famous south Indian side dish, extremely goes well with rasam rice, greens rice or any variety rice. It is simple & easy recipe, can be prepared within a 5 minutes. Marination is optional, while marinating the plantain, add lemon juice not more than 2 drops, because it dominate the other spices & give sour taste. Jeera powder is main ingredient in this dish, it gives more flavor, taste & easy to digest.

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Plantain/ vazhakai – 1 no. (finely sliced into round shape)

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Jeera powder – 1 – 2tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Lemon juice – 2 drops

Salt to taste

Oil for pan fry

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  • Mix all the spices, lemon drops & salt into the small bowl.

  • Add finely sliced plantain to the mixture & marinate for 20 – 30 minutes in refrigerator (take out from the fridge before frying).

  • Add oil to the pan, fry the marinated plantain by flipping both sides for 2 – 3 minutes.

  • Repeat the procedure till the plantain cooked well.

  • Toast the fried plantain with jeera powder & garnish with fried curry leaves on top.

  • Serve it hot & enjoy !!

6 Comments Add yours

  1. One of my favourites….. I see you have had a busy weekend.

  2. Such a lovely smorgasboard of delicious recipes from drooling!! 😋

  3. Bonnie Eng says:

    These look so delicious Preethi!

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