Vanpayar Vazhaipoo Thoran is a simple, healthy nutritious Kerala style stir fry prepared with banana flower, red cowpeas as main ingredients. This makes an awesome combination with rice and Vathakulambu or Kara Kuzhambu. In Kerala, most of the houses will have Banana trees in their backyard. Bananas, ripened or raw, the flower, the stem, everything is used for cooking. That is why this thoran brings nostalgic memories to many Keralites outside Kerala. It is highly nutritious and power packed with all vitamins, fibres and proteins. This thoran is very easy to prepare with the easily available ingredients in your kitchen. Red cow peas also has lots vitamins and proteins in it, which is necessary for our body. Do try this recipe today in your kitchen and enjoy with rice.
Myself, Sobha Kesavan, a retired Accountant in a MNC based in Delhi where I was staying for
26 years. Afterwards, I moved to Bangalore for a period of 4 years and then later, settled along
with my husband in Thrissur, Kerala. My two sons and daughter-in-law are working out of
Kerala as Software Engineers.
I have immense passion for gardening and have been doing it since my stay in Delhi and most of
the ingredients (vegetables) used in my recipes are home grown. I am interested in cooking
mostly North Indian and South Indian cuisines. The recipes shared in pachakam.com from my end
would definitely tickle your taste buds. I will be always looking forward for your valuable
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