Other Names: Raw green plantain and kidney beans in tamarind based curry. Aratikaya Pulusu. Vazhaikai-karamani puli kuzhambu.
Green plantain 1 diced / sliced
Kidney Beans – Seeds 1 cup(soaked overnight)
Pearl Onions chopped 1 cup
Garlic 5-7 cloves – crushed
Tomato 1 small – chopped
Jaggery/brown sugar 1 spoon
Coconut milk 1 small cup
Sesame oil 1 table spoon
Mustard seeds 1/4 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/4 spoon
Fenugreek seeds 1 pinch
Asafoetida 1 pinch
Dry chili 1 minced
Curry leaves few.
Pressure cook kidney-beans, and set aside. Do not discard the water.
In a wide iron wok, heat about 1/2 table spoon of oil.
Add the garlic, onions and keep frying. Now add tomatoes, cover and cook briefly.
Now add salt, turmeric, chili and jaggery. Followed by vegetables…stir-fry briefly. Add cooked beans along with its water. Continue cooking over low to medium heat with lid. Once the curry thickens, add coconut milk and bring this to boil.
In a separate pan, heat oil and add all the tempering spices, wait till they pop and splutter…now run the same over the curry prepared. Yum, right.
Serve warm with plain steamed rice, enjoy:)