BANANA STEM/ VAZHAITHANDU VELLAI KOOTU

BANANA STEM/ VAZHAITHANDU VELLAI KOOTU


VAZHAITHANDU VELLAI KOOTU


INGREDIENTS:

Banana Stem/Vazhaithandu    - 1 

Whisked Yogurt                     - 1 Cup

Turmeric                                 - 1/2 tsp 

Mustard seeds                        - 1/2 tsp 

Cumin seeds                           - 1/4 tsp

Turmeric  powder                  - 1/2 tsp

Red chili                                - 1 
  
Oil                                         - 2 tsp

Curry leaves                         - 2 sprigs 

Salt                                       - to taste

Coconut oil                          - 2 tbsp [optional]

FOR GRINDING:

Grated Coconut                  - 1/4 Cup

Green Chillies                     - 3 

Cumin seeds                       - 1 tsp

Ginger                                - 1/2 inch

METHOD

Cut the banana stem  into small cubes and Keep the Cut cubes in Water mixed with  2 tsp of Buttermilk.To avoid color change of stem.

Heat a Pan, add oil then saute   mustard seeds,  cumin, red chili and curry leaves. Now add turmeric powder and  the chopped banana stem/Vazhaithandu.


Add a cup of Water cook until the banana stem is 3/4th cooked. Now add the Ground paste and Salt and Mix well. 


Keep it open and Cook for another 10 minutes, until it absorbs all the liquid and the stem is completely cooked. 

Last add a 2 tbsp of coconut oil [ optional ]


VAZHAI  THANDU VELLAI KOOTU

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