Banana Stem Thoran Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe

Simple and easy to make, Banana Stem Thoran is a delicious sabzi that can be served with your South Indian meals. It is very easy to make and thus can be packed for your Lunch Box.

Archana Doshi
Banana Stem Thoran Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe
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The Banana Stem Thoran Recipe is a wholesome dish made from banana stem that is tossed in a ground mixture of coconut green chillies and curry leaves. Banana stem is very high in potassium and vitamin B6, which together benefit the muscles and the body's production of hemoglobin and insulin. 

Serve the Banana Stem Thoran along with Nellikai Rasam (Whole Gooseberry Rasam) Recipe and Steamed Rice for lunch or even pack it into your lunch box along with Phulkas.

If you like Thoran's, you must try some of our favorites that you can make for your Lunch Box: 

  1. Idichakka Thoran Recipe (Young Jackfruit With Spiced Coconut)
  2. Cabbage Thoran (Poriyal) Recipe (South Indian Style Sabzi)
  3. Kerala Vendakkai Thoran Recipe (Okra Stir Fry with Coconut) 

Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Lunch
Diet: No Onion No Garlic (Sattvic)
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

40 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 300 grams Banana Stem , peeled and cut into dices
  • 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves

How to make Banana Stem Thoran Recipe - Ayurvedic No Onion No Garlic Recipe

  1. To begin making the Banana Stem Thoran Recipe, prepare all the ingredients and keep them aside.

  2. Add the banana stem into the pressure cooker, add 1/4 cup of water and salt and pressure cook for 2 whistles.

  3. Release the pressure immediately, by placing the cooker under cold running water.

  4. It is important to release the pressure immediately, so the banana stem does not become soggy.

  5. Into a blender, blend the coconut, curry leaves and green chillies into a coarse mixture.

  6. Stir this mixture into the cooked banana stem and keep aside.

  7. Heat oil in a tadka pan; add the mustard seeds and urad dal. Allow it to crackle and the dal to turn crisp and golden brown.

  8. Once done, stir in the curry leaves and turn off the heat.

  9. Pour the tadka over the banana stem thoran and stir. Check the salt and adjust to suit your taste.

  10. Serve the Banana Stem Thoran along with Nellikai Rasam (Whole Gooseberry Rasam) Recipe and Steamed Rice for lunch or even pack it into your lunch box along with Phulkas.

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Last Modified On Friday, 11 January 2019 11:28
     
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