Kai Kutan, Raw Banana Coconut Curry

Kai Kutan, Raw Banana Coconut Curry

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A traditional preparation from Kerala where "kai" means plantain and 'kutan' means curry. Coconut, cumin seeds and ginger combined with curds to make this delicious plantain curry. Enjoy this traditional preparation with steamed rice .

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Kai Kutan, Raw Banana Coconut Curry recipe - How to make Kai Kutan, Raw Banana Coconut Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings (3 serving )
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  1. Combine the coconut, ginger paste, green chilli paste and ½ cup of water in a mixer and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the raw bananas, turmeric powder, salt and ½ cup water in a deep non-stick pan, mix gently and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the prepared coconut paste and salt, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the dry red chillies and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the tempering to the banana mixture, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  7. Cool slightly, then add the curds and ¼ cup of water and mix gently.
  8. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy181 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates15.6 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat11.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A83.7 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C21.9 mg
Folic Acid17.8 mcg
Calcium45.7 mg
Iron6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium16.7 mg
Potassium188.7 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Kai Kutan, Raw Banana Coconut Curry
 on 07 Sep 16 04:56 PM

This vegetable made with raw bananas is very uncommon made by a non South Indian, I tried it and the curry was just soo good. To serve this imm once made is v imp as it taste much better.
Kai Kutan
 on 16 Nov 12 10:16 AM

Love this non spicy raw banana dish cooked in a coconut base.