VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY | How to make VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY

By Shobha Keshwani  |  4th Feb 2018  |  
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VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRYby Shobha Keshwani
  • Prep Time

    30

    mins
  • Cook Time

    5

    mins
  • Serves

    2

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About VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY Recipe

Vazhai thandu, meaning banana stem is very rich in fiber. It has lot of medicinal properties as well and is recommended for kidney stone problems too. Mostly in South India people use this extensively. It is really very tedious to cut this and remove the fibers. You take the inner part of the stem, slice it and remove the fibers by rolling them with your finger. The chopped portion is immediately immersed in the buttermilk to avoid discolouration. Here is the recipe of a simple stir fry or poriyal. made with it.

VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Shobha Keshwani. VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY by Shobha Keshwani is perfect to serve 2 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY.

VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY

Ingredients to make VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY

  • banana stem .... 1 cup or as needed.
  • buttermilk / thin lassi .... 1 glass
  • Grated coconut ........... 1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder ...... 1/8 tsp
  • salt ........... to taste
  • (For tempering:)
  • mustard seeds ... 1 tsp
  • Urad or moong dal .. 1 tsp
  • Dry red chillies ....... 1 broken
  • curry leaves ........... 1 sprig
  • asafoetida ............. 1 pinch
  • oil....................... 1-2 tbsps

How to make VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY

  1. Cut the inner part of the banana stem into small pieces after removing the fibers. Immerse them in butter milk.
  2. In a sauce pan add oil and the tempering ingredients.
  3. When they crackle, tip in the chopped banana stem and stir fry for a minute.
  4. . Add salt and turmeric powder and sufficient water to cook the vegetable.
  5. . Simmer until done.
  6. Garnish with grated coconut.
  7. Serve as a side dish with rice and sambar.

Reviews for VAZHAI THANDU PORIYAL / BANANA STEM STIR FRY (1)

Shikha Roy7 months ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe.
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