Vazhaithandu Soup Recipe | Banana Stem Soup
Vazhaithandu Soup Recipe | Banana Stem Soup recipe with step-by-step pictures and instructions. Vazhaithandu soup is a healthy and nutritious soup made with banana stems. There are numerous benefits of banana stem. Banana stem is rich in fiber and helps in weight loss and is considered a good remedy for kidney stones.
I love the soup topped with corn flakes that we use to get in the Beach or roadside vendors. Generally, I am not a big fan of soups but love this hot soup and the perfect treat for monsoon. It’s been drizzling a little from last week and we are always carving for hot bajji, samosas, chaat, or soups. Very healthy and nutritious to serve for kids. Let’s quickly check out the recipe.
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How to make Vazhaithandu Soup with step by step pictures
Chop the banana stem and soak in buttermilk to retain the white color.
Heat butter and add slit green chilli and ginger-garlic paste.
Saute for few minutes and then add finely chopped onions.
Then saute nicely and then add a chopped banana stem.
Saute for 2-3 minutes and then add water.
Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles.
Allow it to cool down and take in a mixer.
Grind to a fine paste and filter the extract and discard the waste.
Heat the soup in Kadai.
Add salt and pepper powder to it.
Mix cornflour with 2 tbsp water to form a thick paste.
Add the cornflour mixture to the soup and boil for few minutes till it thickens.
Serve hot banana stem soup.
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