Valathandu Poriyal-Plantain stem stir fry

plantain stem stir fry

Valathandu stir fry


Plantain stem-250 gms

Salt to taste



For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves



Turmeric-1/4 tsp

Hing-1 pinch

  1. Peel the stem and cut in small pieces and removes the fiber.
  2. Add turmeric , salt and boil it.
  3. Filter it and keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard, cumin seeds, urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves.
  5. Once they splutter, add green chillies and sauté it.
  6. Add cooked plaintain stem, turmeric powder, hing, salt and stir it well.
  7. Cook it in low flame For the 5 minutes.
  8. Serve it hot with rice or roti.