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Arati doota perugu pachadi (Banana stem chutney with curd)


Ingredients :
1. Banana stem chopped         : 1 cup
2. Fresh curd                            : 11/2 cup
3. Coriander         : As needed
4. Salt                  : To taste
5. Turmeric         :  Pinch 

For Seasoning :


1. Oil                   :  1 tbsp
2. Red Chillies    :   2 no's
3. Urad Dal         :   1/2 tbsp
4. Mustard          :    1/4 tbsp
5. Jeera               :    1/4 tbsp
6. Hing               :     Pinch
7. Curry Leaves  :    7 no's
8. Green chillies pieces :  1 tbsp
9. Ginger  pieces  :  1 tbsp         

Procedure : 
1. Pressure cook banana stem pieces by adding salt and turmeric.
2. Heat oil in a pan add the cooked banana stem pieces,  and sauté it for 5 min on medium flame. 
3. Add  Coriander leaves to this mixture.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add all the seasoning ingredients one by one and fry them.
5. Add this seasoning to the mixture and mix well.

Maagai ( Raw mango pickle )



Ingredients:

1. Mango ( sour )   : 1 big
2. Red chilly powder : 1 cup
3. Salt                   : 3/4 cup
4. Methi powder   : ¾ cup
5. Turmeric           : 1 tsp

seasoning :
1.  Oil                   : 3 tbsp
2. Dry red chillies : 3 no
3. Hing                : 1 tsp
4. Urad dal          : 1 tsp
5. Curry leaves    : 5 no
Heat oil in a pan fry all the seasoning ingredients till they turn red.let the seasoning cools down.

Procedure:
1. Peel the mango skin and cut the mango into long pieces.
2. Add salt and turmeric to mango pieces, mix and tightly pack this mixture in a jar/container. Keep it aside for 3 Days.
3. The above mixture releases juice.Squeeze the mango pieces to remove all the juice. Store this juice.
4. Now keep the mango pieces in Sun for 6 hours, so the water is evaporated. Turn the mango pieces in between - after 3 hours. Don't let the mango become too dry.
5. Keep this aside for an hour so it cools.
6. Mix Chilli powder, methi powder, above juice from mango, mango pieces.
7. Mix well, make sure there are no lumps.
8. Keep this pickle aside for 1 day.
9. Take needed pickel aside and add seaoning to it .
This pickle goes well with White rice and ghee.