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BANANA STEM SOUP/VAZHATHANDU SOUP

Banana stem is a rich source of fibre and helps in weight loss. Its high fibre content creates a feeling of satia and hence reduces the intake of food. It also helps ease constipation. It is rich in potassium,Vit.B. It clears urinary tract.

Remove the outer rings of the stem so that the inner thick stem is got. Cut the inner stem into medium size rings and remove fibre using your finger.

Now soak in butter milk.

Ingredients

Banana stem…..200gms

Shallots…..few

Garlic ….few pods

Tomato…..1

Masoor dhal…..3 tbs

Pepper

In a pressure pan put all the ingredients and cook for 2 whistles.

When cool filter with a strainer.

Now add pepper powder.If u need salt add more.

Garnish with coriander leaves before serving.

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