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Deep-fried ash plantain cooked in a spicy gravy made with Sri Lankan spices and coconut milk.

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This vegetarian, vegan Sri Lankan dish is a spin-off of the popular Sri Lankan eggplant curry brinjal pahi.

With a flavor combination of sweet, sour và spicy flavor profile, you are going khổng lồ love making this spicy ash plantain curry for your family.

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Meal ideas for the spicy ash plantain curry.

Mild coconut curry dishes that can be served with the green banana curry.

Mallung & salads that can be served.

Meat curries that can be served.

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Utensils and appliances needed.

Chopping board/ knife

Large bowl

Medium-sized pan

More Ash plantain/green banana curry.

Ash plantain mild curry.

Sri Lankan kaliya curry.

Storing-can be refrigerated for a day or two in an air-tight glass container. Plastic containers will stain.

Reheating- địa chỉ cửa hàng 1/ cup water and slow simmer till the curry warms over the stovetop. Bởi vì the same if you are using a microwave. High heat for 1-2 minutes. Don’t forget to lớn mix with a spoon.

Freezing-avoid freezing.

Stop food waste by– using the green banana skin to make a stir-fry with onions.

Cook only as much as you need.

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500g of ash plantain

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1/2 teaspoon of chilies powder

Salt lớn season

1 and 1/2 cup of oil to fry

To make the gravy

2 tablespoons of oil

A sprig of curry leaves

1 medium-sized onion sliced fine

1 tablespoon of minced ginger

1 tablespoon of garlic minced

2 green chillies split in the middle

1 teaspoon of mustard powder( grind your own)

1/2 teaspoon red chillie powder

2 teaspoon of unroasted curry powder

3 tablespoons of vinegar(any type of trắng vinegar except táo cider)

2 tablespoons of tamarind juice

1/2 cup of coconut milk

1 tablespoon of sugar

Method.

Have a bowl of water seasoned with salt ready to stop the ash plantain from discoloring.

Peel the plantain skin, you will have lớn remove all trace of green skin.

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Place them in the bowl of saltwater.

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Remove each & cut them into diagonal pieces & immediately transfer them khổng lồ the same bowl.

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Once you have the green banana slices ready, drain the water, địa chỉ turmeric powder(1/2 teaspoon) salt(1/2 tsp to lớn 1 tsp), red chilli powder(1/2 teaspoon).

Combine with the slices of raw banana và set aside for 5 minutes.

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How to deep fry the ash plantain.

Pour the oil(1 and 1/2 cup)into a small, deep frying pan & gradually heat the oil for 2-3 minutes.

In small batches fry the ash plantain.

Maintain & regulate steady heat và avoid oil from smoking.

Transfer the fried banana slices onto paper towels lớn absorb excess oil.

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How lớn make the spicy gravy for the ash plantain.

To a mediu-sized pan, showroom oil(2 tbs), followed by curry leaves(a sprig), onions(1 medium), ginger(1 tbs)garlic(1 tbs), green chillies(2).

Cook over low-medium heat until onions turn soft.3 minutes.

Add curry powder(2 tbs), red chilies powder(1 tbs), mustard powder(1 tbs) và cook for a further minute & then showroom tamarind juice(2 tbs) và vinegar(3 tbs). Cook for 2 minutes over low heat.

Immediately pour in the coconut milk(1 cup) & cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes until the gravy màu sắc changes or becomes dark.

Add sugar(1 tbs), taste, and season with salt.

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Once the gravy turns thick & is slightly reduced.

Add the fried green banana chips.

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Hold the handle of the pan and swirl khổng lồ mix the gravy with the fried banana chip slices.

Reduce fire lớn low and cook until there is less gravy & the remaining gravy has coated the banana chips.