Vazhaithandu Soup Recipe

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Vazhaithandu (Plaintain Stem) is a nutritious and edible part of the Banana tree. Widely used in South Indian, especially Tamilian food, this is a healthy and delicious soup to start any meal.

Vazhaithandu (Plaintain Stem) Soup

Vazhaithandu (Banana Stem) – 1/2 cup, finely chopped
Carrot – 1 tblsp, finely chopped
Beans – 1 tblsp, finely chopped
Ginger – 1/2 tsp, peeled, finely chopped
Garlic – 1/2 tsp, peeled, finely chopped
Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp
Corn Flour – 2 tsp
Butter – 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste

1. Melt butter in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium flame.
2. Add the vazhaithandu, carrot, beans, ginger, garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
3. Pour 1 cup of water and add salt.
4. Simmer for a few minutes.
5. Add little water to corn flour and add to the pan.
6. Cook for another minute or two.
7. Remove and pour into serving bowl.
8. Sprinkle pepper powder and serve at once.

image via foodista/priyadarshini

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2 thoughts on “Shrimp with Tomato Sauce

  1. Praveen Kumar said on April 14, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    Hi Darryl,
    The image is not ours. We have used it from the reference site mentioned in the post.

  2. Darryl said on March 20, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Would like to purchase the use of the Shrimp with Tomato sauce recipe image, by Praveen Kumer. Where can I get this photo?

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