Chopped banana stem / vazhaithandu - 1 & 1/2 cups
( How to clean & cut vazhaithandu click HERE )
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Curry & coriander leaves -for garnish
Grated coconut - 1 tbsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard,jeera,Urad & channa dal - each 1/4 tsp
Slit green chillies - 2
Hing - a pinch
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Now add the banana stem saute for a minute.
Add turmeric powder,salt & sprinkle very little water.
Cover & cook till its done.Add the coconut,curry & coriander leaves.
Toss well till everything is combined.
Serve as a side dish for rice.
a) Soaked handful of moongh dal can also be added for a variation.
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