Banana Stem Salad | How to make Banana Stem Salad

By Manju Vinod  |  30th Sep 2015  |  
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About Banana Stem Salad Recipe

A traditional GSB Brahmin recipe very good for health prepared using coconut milk and curd blended with mild spices.All my love and respect to our dear great grand mother Mrs.LEKSHMI BAI for teaching us the traditional recipes.

The delicious and mouthwatering Banana Stem Salad is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Banana Stem Salad is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Banana Stem Salad. Manju Vinod shared Banana Stem Salad recipe which can serve 5 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Banana Stem Salad. Try this delicious Banana Stem Salad recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Manju Vinod of Banana Stem Salad by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Banana Stem Salad can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Banana Stem Salad with other users

Banana Stem Salad

Ingredients to make Banana Stem Salad

  • banana stem finely chopped - 1 1/2 cup
  • banana stem finely chopped - 1 1/2 cup
  • Thick coconut milk from 1/2 of a medium sized coconut
  • tamarind - size of a small pebble
  • Ripe red green chilies- 8- 10(according to your spice tolera
  • curd according to the sourness level
  • For tadka/phann/seasoning:
  • oil - 1 -2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1tbsp
  • Handful of curry leaves

How to make Banana Stem Salad

  1. Finely chop the stem ,sprinkle salt ,mix well and let it marinate for 10 minutes. Keep it aside. Chop the green chilies,extract coconut milk .
  2. Take 2 spoons of coconut milk add tamarind into it rub it well, make tamarind water. Mix water and tamarind to get tamarind water. Keep it aside.
  3. Take a mixing bowl, squeeze water out of the finely chopped banana stem and place it in the bowl. Add the tamarind water,chopped ripe chilies and coconut milk. Mix them up
  4. Now pour in the curd. Add little curd at a time and do a taste test and check for sourness.If needed sprinkle little salt too.
  5. The curry should have sourness{of curd} ,spiciness {of chilies} and little creamy taste too {of coconut milk}.So adjust the ingredients accordingly.
  6. Now let us prepare the tadka. Heat oil in the pan,once it is hot add in the mustard seeds,allow them to pop up and then add in handful of curry leaves and switch off the flame.
  7. Mix well and pour the seasoning into the above made curry.Mix well.
  8. Our banana stem salad is ready to be served.It can be served as a side dish for rice.

My Tip:

Use ripe green chillies and fresh coconut milk and sour curd for best outcome.

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