Monday, March 29, 2010

Vazhathandu Curry /Raw Plaintain Stem Curry

Take a vessel full of water,pour little buttermilk in it and peel the outer skin and cut the stem into
small pieces and put into the water. Drain off the water and put the pieces in a vessel add salt and handful of moong dal and mix nicely and keep aside.


Now take a kadai and put the seasonings and the stem pieces and cook it covered with water or in microwave for 10 minutes.



The Curry is now ready you can remove from fire and garnish with fresh coconut.

Ingredients:
Raw Plaintain Stem - 1 medium
Moong Dal - a handful
Green Chillies - 3-4
Mustard seeds - 1 1/2 tsps
Urad Dal - 1 1/2 tsps
Oil for cooking
Salt as required
Fresh grated coconut for garnishing.
Hing - a pinch
Method:
Take the paintain stem, peel off the skin with a peeler and cut into small pieces and put in a vessel with water and a drop of buttermilk.
Now drain off the water and put the pieces in a vessel and add salt and moon dal and mix nicely and keep aside.
Take a kadai pour oil and season with mustard ,Urad dal,hing,Green chillies slit and cut.
Now put the stem pieces on the seasoning and mix nicely and stir.
You can pour suficient water on the pieces for it to cook nicely by closing with a lid.
You can also put the vazhathandu pieces in a microwave bowl and cook in the micrwave for about 10 minutes.
Now after the curry is cooked ,you can garnish the curry with fresh grated coconut.





26 comments:

  1. Loved the vazhaithandu curry. Ur version is interesting. Mine is the same minus the moong dal. Would try ur version the next time. Very very healthy dish.

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  2. Healthy & yummy dish.. looks perfect..

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  3. Hi Indu,
    We eat this quite often. Your version seems very healthy and tasty. And your step by step pics really helps us...
    Do visit me sometime....
    Deepa

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  4. Healthy and delicious dish...

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  5. OOOOh i miss this here,its my fav ..such a healthy n fiber rich curry

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  6. hey, love this curry..I make similarly..nice pictures..

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  7. Healthy and yummy curry, great pic too....

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  8. I just love this curry so much. Its a really healthy dish :)

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  9. Just love this curry, but havent had since a long...delicious curry..

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  10. Hi. I am yet to try the stem, looks an easy one to try.

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  11. Nice recipe..can't remember when was the last time I had this ...thinking to buy some now :)

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  12. My favourite curry. tempting too

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  13. hey this looks so nice..never tried but looks surely tasty..

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  14. I am yet to try cooking with this stem.The recipe looks easy.

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  15. I love this so much.. I missing this here. very fiborous and healthy.

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  16. i love this very much,,this style is new t me

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  17. We too make this..Looks nice..healthy :)

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  18. yummy n healthy curry..neva tried making curry wth stem..alwiz make dry variety only..thx for sharing...frst time here..u have wonderful space wth alot of tradistional variety...will keep followin u!

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  19. very healthy I make morukozhumbu out of it!!, doesn't get it here :( could have tried this, looks yum and lovely clicks

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  20. very healthy one...its new recipe

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  21. Nice click dear...this is my hubby's favorite :)

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  22. It's been a long time since I had this...drooling :-)

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  23. you got me drooling ...love banana stem curry. lovely pic.

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  24. Loved your vazhathandu curry version!

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  25. This is a very healthy veggie. We love it too.

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  26. I love this curry & healthy too

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