Monday, January 13, 2014

Plantain stem Rice / Valaithandu sadham


 Plantain stem is good for our health . It is said that it aids in weight loss. I tried this rice preparation for today's lunch , it tasted great. It is simple and healthy.
Requirements :
Cooked rice – 2 cup
Chopped plantain stem –  ½  cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
Onion  - 1
Green chilly – 4
Garlic – 4 cloves
Ginger ( chopped) – 1 tsp
Curry leave – a sprig
Salt as required
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Method :
 Heat oil in a pan , add the cumin seeds and wait till it splutters.
Add the chopped onion and sauté till translucent.
Add the chopped chilly , ginger and garlic , sauté for a minute.
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Add the curry leaves and the finely chopped plantain stem , sauté for a minute.
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Add the required salt and let it cook for five minutes.
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Add the cooked rice and mix well.
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Reduce the flame to medium and stir continuously  for five minutes.
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Plantain stem rice is ready to serve.

note :
 soak the plantain stem in buttermilk to avoid darkening.


  1. Healthy one .

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