Vazha Pindi Thoran - Vazhai Thandu Cheru Payar Thoran - Banana Stem with Coconut
Vazha Pindi Thoran - Vazhai Thandu Cheru Payar Thoran - Banana Stem with Coconut

Vazha Pindi CherupayarThoran | Vazhai Thandu Cheru Payar Thoran is a Kerala style Banana Stem with Coconut and Green Gram served with rice.

Best combination

  • Moru curry + Fish in coconut gravy
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Serves: 6 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • 1. Banana Stem - 2 Cups - Chopped (Vazha pindi)
  • 2. Green gram - 1/4 Cup (Cherupayar)
  • --- For Crushing ---
  • 3. Coconut - 1/3 Cup - Grated
  • 4. Garlic - 3 Cloves - Medium size
  • 5. Cumin - 1/4 Teaspoon (Jeerakam)
  • 6. Turmeric powder - 1/4 Teaspoon (Manjalpodi)
  • 7. Green chilly - 1 No
  • 8. Salt - As required
  • --- For Tempering ---
  • 9. Mustard seeds - 1/4 Teaspoon
  • 10. Shallots - 2 Teaspoon - Chopped (Chuvannulli)
  • 11. Curry leaves - 2 Stems
  • 12. Dried red chilly - 1 No - Broken (Vatal mulak)
  • 13. Coconut oil - 1 Tablespoon

Instructions

  1. Soak green gram in water overnight, cook and keep aside.
  2. Crush ingredients 3 – 7 coarsely without adding water and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  4. Add tempering ingredients 10 – 12 and saute till shallots become brown.
  5. Add chopped banana stem, crushed ingredients, cooked green gram and salt and then mix all ingredients well.
  6. Cover the pan with a lid and cook the mixture in very low flame without adding water.
  7. Stir occasionally and cook till banana stem cooked well and all the water content got absorbed.
  8. Serve with rice.

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