Vazhaithandu Curry / Poriyal / Banana Stem Stir Fry



Ingredients 

Vazhai Thandu / Banana Stem      : 1 long piece 
Moong dal                                        : 1 1/2 tbsps
Grated coconut                            : 1/2 cup 
Red chillies                                   : 2
Mustard seeds                              
Curry leaves
Salt
Asafoetida 
oil

Method

Soak moong dal for 15 minutes.
Peel the skin of vazhaithandu lengthwise.
Cut  round pieces horizontally and remove fibre by pulling out.
Place all the rounds in butter milk water to avoid decoloration.. 
Now chop the rounds into thin pieces and again put it in buttermilk water.
heat a kadai,add 2 tsps oil,put mustard seeds and 1 tsp urad dal.
Add Broken red chillies,curry leaves and fry.
Now add the vazhaithandu pieces,soaked moong dal,salt and mix well.
Add 2 tbsps water mix and close the kadai with a lid.
Cook on low flame for few minutes.
Open the lid mix,add grated coconut ,mix again and switch off the flame.
Serve hot.



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