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Vazhakai Masala Fry/Plantain Masala Fry

  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


  • Plaintain-2
  • Dry roast and grind: paste 1.
  • Pepper- 1 and 1/2 tsp
  • coriander seeds- 1tsp
  • cumin- 1/2tsp
  • Dry red chilli-4
  • Onions-1 medium size
  • Garlic-4
  • Grind- paste 2:
  • coconut-1/4 cup
  • cumin-1/2tsp
  • garlic-4
  • salt- to taste.
  • To tempering:
  • oil-1tbs
  • mustard seeds- 1tsp
  • curryleaves- 1string
  • dry red chillies-3


  1. Boil the plantain for 2 mins
  2. Dry roast the peppercorn, cumin,Dry redredchilli, coriander seeds and grind into fine paste by adding garlic, onions and tamarind.-Grinded paste 1.
  3. Grind coconut, cumin and garlic into paste.- Grinded paste 2.
  4. Take a pan add in some water, add the plantain, grinded paste 1 masala and salt cook until the masala cooked.
  5. Now add the grinded paste 2 and cook for 5 mins.
  6. Finally into a tempering:
  7. Take a small pan add in oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies.
  8. Add the tempering to the plantain fry!!
  9. Plaintain masala fry is ready!! It goes extremely well with sambar, rasam and curd rice.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Indian