Vazhaikai (Banana) Paal Kuzhambu


  • 1 Green Banana
  • 1 Coconut
  • 1 teaspoon sambar powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 or 3 sambar onion chopped finely


  1. Grate the coconut and take out thick milk and keep aside. Add some water to the remaining coconut and extract thin milk.
  2. Remove skin from the plantain and cut into four and then cut lengthwise into 3 inch pieces. Put it in a vessel and add the thin coconut milk and little water to cover the vegetable. Add salt, sambar podi and turmeric powder. Bring to boil and cook till the plantain is soft. Reduce heat and add the thick coconut milk. Bring to boil. Season it with mustard, chopped onion and curry leaves.


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