Farali Matoke Nu Shaak
Preparation Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 25 min. Serves 4 Ingredients: 5 Green Matoke (Raw Green Plantains)
1 Tomato Finely Chopped
⅓ cup Fresh Tomato Puree
1½ tbsp Coriander Leaves Finely Chopped
¼ cup Crushed Peanuts
3 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp Ginger Paste
½ tbsp Green Chilli Paste
½ tsp Sugar
Salt to taste Method:
Peel and slice the matoke in water so they don’t go black, and cut them into ½ cm thick discs.
Heat oil in a pan; add the cumin seeds and tomato puree, and sauté for a minute.
Drain the matoke and add to the pan with ginger paste, green chilli paste, sugar and salt; add a ⅓ cup of water and cook on low heat for 5 minutes, occasionally stirring.
Add the chopped tomatoes and crushed peanuts, and cook for 8-10 minutes, occasionally stirring until the matoke has cooked.
Garnish with coriander leaves and enjoy on its own or hot Parathas!