Podimas is usually cooked in tons of oil, but this recipe is totally oil-free!
Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe | Raw Banana Recipe
2 Vazhakkai / Raw Bananas
2 tbsp Dhaniya / Coriander Seed Powder
1 tbsp Jeera / Cumin Powder
1 tbsp Turmeric Powder
1 tbsp Black Pepper Powder
1 pinch Asafoetida / Perunkaayam / Hing
4 tsp Miso Paste
2 tbsp Mildly Roasted Peanuts, Powdered, Not Browned
2 tsp Coriander Leaves
Peel and chop raw banana into bite-sized pieces.
Steam for 10-15 minutes until cooked. If boiling, use minimal water so there is no excess water after it is cooked.
Grind or mix dhaniya powder, jeera powder, turmeric powder, black pepper powder, miso paste, and asafoetida / perunkaayam into a powder.
Toss cooked vazhakkai with the powder to coat all of them evenly. Set aside to cool down completely.
Garnish with peanut powder and fresh coriander leaves and serve fresh!