Banana stem,

Vazhaithandu Poriyal/Banana Stem Poriyal

11:23 AM Chandra Karthikeyan 0 Comments

  • Banana stem/Vazhaithandu - 15cm one piece
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as required
  • Onion - 1
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Grated coconut - 2 tsp
  • Chopped coriander leaves - little
  • Remove the outer cover and slice the stem into disks. While slicing remove the fiber with your fingers. Chop the stem disks into pieces.
  • Pressure cook chopped stem pieces with salt, turmeric powder and 1/2 tumbler water for 2 whistles.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and curry leaves, then add chopped onion and green chilli, saute it for 2 minutes, then add cooked stem along with water. When the water is almost dried add coconut and coriander leaves. Remove from heat.
  • Serve this with rice and kulambu of your choice.


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