Andhra Style Aratikaya Vepudu Recipe - Raw Banana Dry Sabzi
It is a simple recipe but tastes amazing as such or when paired with rice and dal/rasam. Its spicy, little crispy yet soft from inside.
Aratikaya Vepudu is a Andhra Style Raw Banana Dry Sabzi. It is a simple recipe but tastes amazing as such or when paired with rice and dal/rasam. Its spicy, little crispy yet soft from inside. It is a perfect sabzi to pack in your lunch box too.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Andhra Recipes such as
- 3 Raw Banana
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Rasam Powder
- 2 tablespoon Sesame powder , roasted
- Salt , to taste To temper
- Oil , as required
- 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
- 3 cloves Garlic
- Curry leaves , few
How to make Andhra Style Aratikaya Vepudu Recipe - Raw Banana Dry Sabzi
To begin making the Andhra Style Aratikaya Vepudu Recipe, wash and peel the raw bananas and chop it into thin slices. Keep the chopped slices in a bowl filled with water until its ready to use. This will prevent from it turning back.
Drain the water. To the raw banana slices add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and rasam powder. Toss it and mix it well such that the masala gets coated well to the slices.
Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan, add mustard seeds and urad dal. When the mustard seeds splutter, add garlic and curry leaves. Saute till the garlic is done.
Later, add the coated raw banana pieces to the pan and toss them gently. Keep the flame on low and stir in between. When the raw banana is cooked sprinkle the roasted sesame powder.
Toss gently such that it gets coated well. Add 1-2 teaspoon of oil and let the raw banana pieces get well fried on low flame and gets crisp. Once done, turn off the heat, check the taste and seasonings and adjust according.