Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Valaithandu poriyal ( plantain stem stir fry )

 Plantain stem is rich in fiber which aids in weight reduction. There are many dishes we can make with this plantain stem. Out of them , stirfry is easy and simple to make.
Requirements :
Plantain stem ( chopped ) – 1 cup
Shallots – 6
Green chilly – 2
Curry leaf – a sprig
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Salt to taste

Method :
Heat oil in apan , add mustard seeds and allow to splutter.
Add chopped shallots, green chilles , curry leaves and  Sauté well.
Add chopped plantain stem , turmeric powder and salt.
Cook under low flame with closed lid for few minutes.
Serve with plain rice , sambar sadham or curd rice.
Note :
Can add grated coconut before serving.

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