May 11, 2018

Banana Stem & Sprouts Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 97 / #100chutneys

It is a well known fact that Banana stem have a loads of health benefits. It is either taken in a juice form or used in stir fries, kootu and sambhar. The banana stem cleanses the urinary tract, controls acidity, treats diabetics, burns belly fat, aids bowel movement etc. In addition, the fresh raw banana stem juice helps to remove kidney stones. Using this amazing vegetable, I have prepared a nutritious chutney by including mixed sprouts and cabbage. This chutney goes well with Idly or Dosa. And also, this healthy chutney can be served with plain or curd rice. Adjust the quantity of chilli according to family's preferences.

Ingredients :

1 Tbsp Oil 
1/4 Cup Mixed Sprouts
1/4 Cup Cabbage, finely chopped
1/4 Cup Banana Stem, finely chopped 
2 - 3 Dry red chillies 
Small piece of Tamarind
Salt to taste

For Tadka :

1 Tsp Oil 
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds 
1 Tsp Urad dal 
A pinch of Hing powder 

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add dry red chillies followed by mixed sprouts, cabbage, tamarind and the finely chopped banana stem.

Saute and cook well.

Cool and grind the sautéed ingredients into a fine paste by adding salt and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

For tadka, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add urad dal followed by hing powder.

Fry and add it to the prepared chutney.


Serving Options :

Serve with Rice, Idly or Dosa. 

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