July 21, 2009

VALAI THANDU PORIYAL

VALAI THANDU PORIYAL




VALAI THANDU PORIYAL -PLANTAIN STEM)
BANANA STEM PORIYAL
Ingredients
1 medium size banana stem(plantain stem)
(it should be young one ,not hard part,it look white only ,yellow colour it not good taste,)
1/2 cup moong Dal
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 -3 pinch of turmeric powder
1/4 tsp urad dal
1 -2 red chilli whole
few curry leaves
1 Table spoon fresh coconuts
oil
salt to taste
METHOD:

Take a bowl add 1-2 tsp curd,salt and water .First remove the upper part of the fiber skin from the plantain stem, ,cut the plantain stem only the inside good part, cut in to small circular bits.and keep 2-3 bids one by one top of the other and chop, very small fine pieces ,and put it in to the curd water keep on few minutes and use a fork or stick or spoons handle,whip around few minutes ,the thread like fiber part ( naru-tamil)will come out .remove the fiber from the plantion stem it .(do not use this fiber thread) .

NOW YOU COOK THIS VALAIDANDU ANY KIND OF RECIPE LIKE KUDDU,PORIYAL,CHETNEY,JUICE,BOILED ADD ANY SALAD.

THIS PLANTATION IS GOOD FOR HEALTH .

METHOD

  • Soak moong dal in a warm water
  • heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds when they cracked add urad dal ,red chilli whole ,asafoeride,curry leaves and add the soaked moong dal fry for few minutes and add the valai thandu fry few minutes add salt and add water cook for 5 minutes when the dal cooked simmer for another few minutes ,when the vegetable get thick ,Remove.

Garnish with fresh coconuts.

VALAI THADU CURRY
Ingredients
2 -3 cup valaithandu pieces
1/4 cup moong dal
1/4 cup Arhar dal
1 onion
1 Tomato
1 Green chilli
2-3 pinch turmeric powder
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad dal ,jeera
2 red chilli whole
1 pinch asafoetide
few curry leaves
1/4 tsp sambar powder
2 Table spoon fresh coconuts
salt to taste
oil

METHOD

  • Pick and wash arhar and moong dal ,add water ,turmeric powder,a pinch of asafoetide,cook in pressure cooker till the dal is soft,Mash and keep aside.
  • Chop onion and tomatoes,green chilli small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds when they cracked add urad dal,broken red chilli,curry leaves,jeera, onions,tomatoes ,and green chilli fry for few minutes.and add the valai thandu .mix well fry for few minutes and add sambar powder,salt and add 1 cup water cook the vegetable for few minutes till the vegetable cooked tender .
  • Now add the boiled dal ,mix well .keep simmer in the fire the gravy get thick add fresh coconute
  • serve with rice.



VALAITHANDU PACHADI
Ingeredients
2-3 cup valaithandu
1 lime size tamarind
a pinch of turmeric powder
1 pinch of asafoetide
1 red chilli whole
1 tsp musterseeds
1 urad dal
2 T spoon curd
1 small size jaggery
oil
salt

METHOD

  • Soak the tamarind in a cup of water and extract juice in 1 cup water
  • Add the valai thandu in to the water and bring to cook the valai thandu add turmeric powder,asafoetide and salt .cook the vegettble get tender
  • Add jaggery and curd.Mix well.
  • heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds curry leaves broken chilli .Pour over the vegetable .
  • serve with rice



VALAI THANDU CURD PACHADI
Ingredients
2-3 cup valai thandu
2 green chilli
1 tsp jeera
1/2 cup curd
2 pinch of turmeric power
salt to taste
1 tsp coconut oil or til oil
few curry leaves
1T spoon fresh coconuts

METHOD

  • Grind above jeera,green chilli,coconuts a fine paste
  • Heat oil in a pan add valaithandu,turmeric powder,salt fry for few minutes and add the coconuts paste mix well and add little water cook for few minutes till the vegetable cooked
  • now add curry leaves and curd mix well
  • serve with rice.


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