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Vazhaithandu rasam | Plantain stem soup | Banana stem rasam


Vazhaithandu rasam


Cuisine Style: Tamil Nadu | Cooking Time: 5 to 8 minutes | To Serve: 3 | Type : Side dish, rasam, saaru, charu, soup | Take with : Rice

Ingredients

  • Vazhaithandu [Plantain stem, banana stem] – 4 inches or ½ cup [striped]
  • Tomato – 2
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Coriander leaves – 2 springs [finely chopped]
  • Dry red chilli / green chilli - 1
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tbsp
  • Peppercorns - 5
  • Salt to taste
  • Asafetida a pinch
  • Oil – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Water as needed

Preparation Method

  • Take tender & fresh Plantain stem.
  • Slice (round shape) & put into water immediately (or it would become black).
  • Once done, take 5 or 6 stakes of sliced plantain stem and chop nicely.
  • Wash tomato, mash well with hands & filter.
  • Heat pan with oil add mustard seeds & let it splutter.
  • Add garlic, dry red chilli, & curry leaves sauté.
  • Add asafetida sauté gently.
  • Add tomato mixture & chopped plantain stem with water.
  • Add turmeric powder, salt, cumin, and pepper powder mix well & let it boil
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves, cut off heat & Serve hot with rice.

Banana stem rasam

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