Vazhaithandu - Banana Stem Kootu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Vazhaithandu - Banana Stem Kootu

  • Roast and grind all the ingredients given under the list 'to roast and grind' as fine powder.
  • Meanwhile pressure cook the moong dal, chopped banana stem with turmeric powder and salt with enough water for up to 3 whistles.
  • Keep aside until the steam gets released.
  • Heat enough oil, splutter the mustard seeds, urad dal, asafoetida powder, red chillies until brown.
  • Now add the chopped onions, chopped tomatoes, curry leaves and saute until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the cooked dal-banana stem mixture and prepared spice powder to the onions. Cook everything for few minutes and turn off the stove.
  • Serve hot with papads along with rice or simply with rotis and dosas.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe