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Athikai Poriyal
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Athikai Poriyal

Baby fig is very healthy and packed with Vitamins and Minerals. Its is really good for diabetes and blood pressure.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • Baby fig / Athikai – 2 cups
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli – 1
  • Curry Leaves a spring
  • Onion – 1
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt as needed

To Grind:

  • Coconut – ½ cup
  • Dry Red Chilli - 2


  • Take the baby fig in a vessel and remove the dirt and the extra stem portions. Wash the baby fig for 3 or 4 times.
  • In a pressure cooker take the washed fig and add in the water and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Wait till the steam gets realized on its own and then open the cooker. Wash the cooked fig once again.
  • Next mashed the cooked fig completely and set aside. Heat a pan with oil once its hot add in the mustard seeds and cumin seeds let them splutter and then add in the green chilli and curry leaves. Next add in the onion and cook till glossy. Next add in the Turmeric powder, Chilli powder, Coriander powder and the required Salt.
  • Mix everything together and cook for few secs and then add in the cooked and mashed baby fig. Mix well such that the masala is well blended with the cooked fig. Cook for 2 mins.
  • In a blender add in the coconut and dry red chilli and blend. Add this to the cooked fig. Mix well and cook for a min and then switch off the flame.


  • Serve with rice.
  • Make sure you wash the baby fig well before you cook.
Keyword Anjeer Stir Fry, Athikai Poriyal, Baby Fig Stir Fry
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