Friday, April 11, 2014

Vazhai Thandu Thayir Pachadi

#VazhaithaduThayirpachadi #BananaStemRaitha  [ #Bananastem salad with curd ]  : Banana stem is said to be the only vegetable capable of dissolving kidney stones. It is called vazhai thandu in Tamil.  It can be consumed raw in salads and also used in the preparation of stir fry, soup, sambar, etc.,... It doesn't have a distinct taste or aroma. It takes very less time to cook.
Here is the method of preparing a salad with curd.

Vazhaithadu Thayir pachadi [ Banana Stem Raitha ]

Ingredients :
2 Tbsp                               Banana stem chopped nicely
1 Tbsp                               Onion chopped nicely
1 Tsp                                 Carrot grated
6                                       Curry leaves, chop nicely
1                                       Green chilly, chop nicely
1 Tsp                                Coriander leaves, chop nicely
1/2 Cup                             Curd
1/2 Tsp                             Salt


Method :
Take all the chopped ingredients in a bowl.
Add curd and salt.
Mix well.
Vazhaithadu Thayir pachadi [ Banana Stem Raitha ]

It is one of the best accompaniment to Briyani, sambar sadham, tomato rice, and also for paruppu sadham.






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