Plantain Stem Soup

Plantain Stem SoupValathandu soup
Valathandu -1 cup
Dal water-1/2 cup
Buttermilk-1/4 cup
Green chillies-1
Peppercorns-1/2 tsp
Cumin-1/2 tsp
Garlic crushed-1/4 tsp
Ginger crushed-1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves
Hing-1 pinch
Turmeric-1/4 tsp
Salt to taste.
Preparation method

1. Boil the stems with salt and turmeric.
2. Once they cook ¾ add dal water, buttermilk, chopped tomatoes, green chillies and boil it.
3. Add peppercorns, garlic, ginger, cumin powder, coriander leaves and allow boiling for few mins in a simmer.
4. Add fresh coriander, serve it hot.