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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Vazhaithandu Soup Recipe / Banana Stem Soup Recipe / Plantain Stem Soup Recipe / Valai Thandu Soup - Soup Recipes

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Banana Stem soup

Ingredients

Ghee - 1 tsp

Banana stem chopped - 2 cups

Moongh dal - a handful

Ginger and Garlic paste - 1/4 tsp

whole black pepper - 1/2 tsp

Jeera - 1/4 tsp

Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp

Cinnamon - a tiny piece

Cloves - 2

Bay leaf - 1

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder - a generous pinch

Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker add the spices , ginger / garlic paste and banana stem sauté for 2 minutes. Add the moongh dal , salt , turmeric powder and  sauté for couple more minutes.

Add water as needed and pressure cook till soft. Once cooled open the pressure cooker lid and remove bay leaf, cloves and cinnamon stick out.from the soup.

Cool the mixture and blend to a smooth mixture , filtering is optional.

Garnish with coriander leaves and sprinkle some pepper powder on top and serve hot.

Note:

If the soup is too thin dilute 1 or 2 tsp of corn starch pour it into the soup and boil once to thicken.

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