Pacha kaya/raw banana - 3
Green chillies - 1-2
Shallots - 10-12
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli flakes - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 2 stalks
Peel the bananas. Cut them into pieces and wash them in several changes of salt water. Cook bananas, green chillies, turmeric powder, and curry leaves along with little water (water should be at the level to barely cover the bananas). Cover and cook them. Once it is done, keep them aside.
If you are using pressure cooker, cook until 1 whistle.
Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard seeds. Now add shallots and saute them. When they start to turn brown, add red chilli flakes. Saute them to remove the raw smell from red chilli flakes (don't burn the chilli flakes). Now, add the set aside cooked bananas and mix well.
Delicious kaya ularthiyathu can be enjoyed with kuthari choru or ponni ari.
Pacha kaya ularthiyathu goes well with rasam or kachiya moru.