Thursday, August 22, 2019



Aratikaya allam karam kura,another traditional authentic Andhra region recipe,is good for lunch section,and blends well with steamed rice,in vegetarian families..


Aratikayalu..raw bananas..3 numbers

Aratikayalu ,has to remove the ends,and peel of the skin..apply half teaspoon oil to hands and knife too,to avoid the stickiness.. chop into cubes and place in water.


Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking time..30 mins or more,
Coz of boiling in pressure cooker
Serves..2 persons

Tadka materials..

Chanadal..1 tsp
Uradal..3 to 4 tsp
Mustard seeds..1 tsp
Red chillies..2 no.s.. 
Made in to slits
Ginger 1 inch
Green chillies 5 no.s
Curry leaves 2 twigs
Turmeric1 tsp
Lime juice 1 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp
Salt to taste


First make a paste of ginger and green chillies in small vessel of grinder, by mixing a tsp of water.My recipes are medium spicy,so use chillies act as per your choice.

1.Place chopped aratikayalu..  raw plantain cubes in a vessel and add turmeric and water and boil it..if in pressure cooker get 3 whistles,and switch on when 4th whistle is going to come.

2.Slowly remove the pressure after 15 minutes safely,and very carefully remove and take off the excess water, drain it..
3.Meanwhile place a Kadai on stove and add oil to it,if u want add half tablespoon more oil,than suggested.

4.Add Uradal,chanadal,stir it for a minute,then immediately add mustard ,jeera,red chilli slits,curry leaves and stir,add hing and haldi too.

5.Now add ginger chilli paste to the Tadka and mix well.
6.Now add the boiled raw plantain cubes ,mix well,adjust salt,then mash well with a laddle..let it simmer for 2 minutes,place lid.

7.After 2 minutes add 1tsp lime juice and mix well.mix well.Switch off the lid.

8..A typical South Indian Brahmin families recipe..Serve with steamed rice.


  • Place raw plantain chop/aratikaya chop in instapot steel container and add water..
  • Turn vent to sealing position..And turn manual,the pressure cooking position to 7 minutes.
  • After the instapot beeping..Leave for 10 minutes ..Then release pressure ,by turning the Quick Release..Open the lid and take it out..
  • Slowly transfer the cooked veggies in to strainer.. and drain the excess water..
  • Wash the IP steel container.. dap it with a cloth..
  • Meanwhile arrange all the tadka materials and oil.. urad, chana dals..jeera,hing, red & green chillies ..Make slits..Curry leaves.
  • Turn saute..Add 3 to 4 tbsp oil to the ip container.. when ON add oil to it.
  • When oil is hot..Add the tadka materials and fry..After they turn to a bit golden colour,add red chillies slits hing and curry leaves..And fry..It takes 2 to 3 minutes frying tadka.
  • Take 1 inch ginger and 5 green chillies and half tdp meeda and make in to a paste.
  • Now add ginger chilli/allam karam paste to the tadka and fry for a half minute..
  • Add cooked plantain.. arati kaya mixture to the pan and blend well for half minute..
  • Add table salt and mash well,finally mix well.keep it for a minute...add 1 tsp lemon juice and mix well.
  • Now turn off/cancel the instapot..Transfer to a container after it turns warm.Serve with Roti's or warm rice..

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