Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram | How to make Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  3rd Jan 2017  |  
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Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaramby Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    3

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About Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram Recipe

Vazhai thandu thuvaram is a healthy and tasty side dish. Vazhai thandu has a good source of fiber, potassium, phosphorus, B6 and calcium. Having a banana stem in our food will prevent constipation and ulcer problems as it contains lots of fiber.

Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan teaches how to make Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 3 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram is a good option for you. The flavour of Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram and impress your family and friends.

Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram

Ingredients to make Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram

  • 1 mediumVazhai thandu (banana stem)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • salt to taste
  • For the coconut paste -
  • 1/2 cup fresh Grated coconut
  • 4 small onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1/4 tsp jeera
  • For Seasoning -
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urid dal
  • 1 red chilly
  • few curry leaves

How to make Plantain Pith(Banana stem) Thuvaram

  1. Remove the tough outer layer of the banana stem to get the tender part.
  2. Now cut the banana stem to thin slices and use your index finger to remove the soft fiber.
  3. Then chop it evenly. Add the chopped pieces to the buttermilk.
  4. Grind the coconut, small onions, garlic, jeera and red chilly coarsely.
  5. Once again wash the chopped banana stem in running water and cook in low flame with 1/2 cup of water.
  6. When they are cooked drain the juice completely and allow it to cool. ( Do not throw the juice add some pepper and salt and have it like a soup).
  7. In a mixing bowl add the cooked banana stem, required salt, ground coconut mixture. Mix well with your hands.
  8. Heat some oil in a frying pan and add mustard.When it splutters add the urid dal, red chilly and curry leaves.Add the mixed banana stem mixture and stir it for few seconds and transfer it to the serving bowl.

My Tip:

Always put the chopped banana stem pieces in buttermilk to avoid discoloration. Banana stem must be used within a day or two.

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aliza singh2 years ago

very interesting!
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