Friday, January 8, 2010

Vazhathandu Mor Kootu/ Raw Banana stem buttermilk stew.



Ingredients:
Vazhathandu (Raw banana stem) -1 medium sized
Thick Buttermilk - 1 medium vessel
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Green chillies - 4-5
Cumin seeds (Jeera) - 1 tsp
Fresh grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - few
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Salt - as required
Method:
Take a medium sized vazhathandu and remove its skin with a peeler and cut it into round slices and then cut into small pieces.
Take a vessel with some water and put a drop of buttermilk in it and then put the cut pieces in the water.
Now take a mixie and pour thick buttermilk, green chillies, jeera and fresh coconut and grind it.
In the meanwhile pressure cook the raw banana stem pieces in the cooker until soft.
After the stem pieces are cooked nicely, remove from cooker and add the ground buttermilk mixture on top of it and add more thick buttermilk and mix nicely.
Now add salt, turmeric powder and curry leaves and mix nicely.
After mixing it nicely keep the mixture on fire and allow it to boil till the froth comes up.
When it starts coming together,off the gas and remove from fire and mix it with a big spoon nicely.
Now take 1 tsp oil in a kadai and season with mustard and pour on the buttermilk stew.
The Vazhathandu Mor kootu is ready to be had with rice and some nice curry as a side dish.

27 comments:

  1. hi, i love this recipe very much...really i dont know to this one...during college days one of my friend used to bring...thank u for sharing.

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  2. Interesting recipe, love to have it:)

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  3. My granmother used to prepare this..........I like it a lot, but never cooked....thanks for sharing the recipe dear.

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  4. interesting one...thanks for sharing..

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    1. One day I eat it and i didn't like it
      what a taste it is. It is a bad dish

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    2. Ya really you are which age,std,school or college,country.
      pease inform now

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    3. I am in fifth grade,10 years

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    4. are you talking about the dish?

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  5. Aaahaa! the picture of the thandu by itself is inviting and moar kootu is something i can't resist.

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  6. Healthy and interesting recipe....

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  7. oooh!!! My Fav!!!Looks so yummy!!!This was something we always get from our garden and pindi curry always occupied my Lunch box...M waiting for my next visit to India to have this...I m drooling dea..!!!

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  8. I love this dish but unfortunately I dont this veggie in the place I stay.. lovely dish..

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  9. Mor kootu looks creamy & delicious

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  10. Interesting combo..mor koottu is my all time fav..:-)

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  11. Very healthy...ur luck to get in store,we don't get it in USA.

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  12. this one is totally new to me..wonderful recipe!!would love to try this..

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  13. Such a healthy kootu, never tried with buttermilk..

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  14. Nice recipe!!moor kootu is my family fav curry..this sounds great..very healthy!!

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  15. I love this, and it is so good for health, it is a tedious job, but the end product is fantastic, I learnt this from my hubby's aunt when she visited us from chennai first time after my marriage.

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  16. mor kuttu looks amazing dear...i love the sabji made with this...my mom adds channa to this and makes sabji...this looks yumm..

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  17. Wow... My all-time fav recipe... Mom makes it exactly the same way!!! So healthy too!

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  18. Very interesting way to eat this vazzhai tandhu! Lovely recipe but sad we don't find here :(

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  19. very nice one. never tried this.

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  20. This is supposed to be very good for those having kidney stones. Good recipe. Nice blog you have here. Thanks for dropping by

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