Main ingredients: plantain (aratikaaya) and potatoes.

Cook time: 30 minutes.


plantain and potato recipe serving bowl

plantain and potato recipe serving bowl


  1. 1 plantain (peel and cut into 1” cubes).
  2. 2 medium potatoes (peeled and cut into 1” cubes).
  3. 1 medium onion (chopped).
  4.  1 small tomato (chopped).
  5. 2 green chilies (chopped).
  6. 1 small cup Split Bengal gram (par boiled).
  7. 1 tbsp fresh coconut paste.
  8. Salt- to taste.
  9. 1 pinch Turmeric pwd.
  10. 1 tsp red chilly pwd.
  11. ½ tsp ginger garlic paste.
  12. 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves (chopped).
  13. 2 cups water.


  1.  2-3 tbsp oil.
  2. 1 tsp Mustard seeds.
  3. 1 tsp cumin seeds.
  4. 1 tsp split black gram (skin less).
  5. 1 sprig Curry leaves.


  1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and split black gram. Let them splutter.
  2. Add curry leaves, chopped  onion and green chilies and sauté for 3o seconds.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and sauté until fragrant.
  4. Add plantain and potato cubes, salt and turmeric pwd and sauté for 5 minutes on low flame.
  5. Add chopped tomato and sauté for a minute.
  6. Add red chilly pwd, par boiled split Bengal gram, chopped coriander leaves and coconut paste and mix for few sec. Add water and cook on high flame.
  7.  Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce flame. Cover with lid and simmer for (approx)10 minutes or till the curry slightly thickens. Transfer into serving bowl.

Serve hot with rice or roti.