Vazhapindi Thoran Easy


Vazhapindi Thoran Easy

Vazhapindi Thoran (Banana-tree-stem Sauteed)
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Peel off the outer layer of fiber from the banana-tree-stem and chop it into fine pieces.
  • Wash and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai or a pan
  • Add mustard seeds and when they start to splutter, add curry leaves and stir.
  • Add the chopped stem pieces, turmeric, salt and chilly powder.
  • Cover it with a lid and allow it to cook.
  • Grind together the grated coconut and garlic in a chopper or mixie (dry without water).
  • When the stem pieces are almost cooked, add the coconut-garlic mixture to it and cook again with lid closed, till completely cooked.
  • When done, put off the flame and sprinkle coconut oil over the dish and mix.
  • Keep aside for a while with lid closed, before serving.
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Response (2)
  1. c
    cl March 12, 2007

    makin pind taste good is tuf.this is simple and good.

  2. L
    Lydia Samuel July 10, 2008

    Makes my mouth water just reading the recepie. One of my favourites

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