Muthira Kaya Puzhukku / Horse Gram Plantain Curry

Muthira Kaya Puzhukku/ Horse gram Plantain  Curry

  • 1/2 cup horse gram/Muthira
  • 3/4 cup cup raw plantains, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt, as needed

To grind
  • 3/4 c grated coconut
  • 2 shallots
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1-2 garlics
  • 1/8 tsp cumin seeds

To garnish
  • Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp coconut oil / any veg oil
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1to 2 red dry red chillies
  • 1 tbs grated coconut

         Wash the horse gram in water several times. Dry roast muthira or horse gram for 5 to 7 minutes. Pressure cook horse gram up to 5 to 7 whistles adding 3 times volume water and little bit turmeric powder.
Meanwhile cook raw plantains  separately, with turmeric powder and salt. Add cooked horse gram to plantains. To this add ground coconut paste and cook for few more minutes by adding little bit water. Cook till the gravy thickens. Turn off the flame. Heat oil in a small pan, splutter mustard seeds followed by red chillies, curry leaves, shallots and coconuts. Serve with Rice porridge, Rice, Roti etc.


  1. Tasty preparation with muthira..Great pics!

  2. Such a yummy n healthy curry...looks delicious..:)

  3. Very healthy and delicious recipe.. looks absolutely good.. thanks for the recipe dear.. yummy :)
    Indian Cuisine

  4. Woww.. looks absolutely delicious and tempting..

  5. never tried this but looks delicious and helathy!!!

  6. wow thanks for this healthy recipe,luks delicious...

  7. Healthy and a yummylicious curry. Like to have it with lil ghee n rice.


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