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Banana Stalk Chutney

 Published 2012-May-25   Updated 2020-Apr-21

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Banana Stem Chutney, Vaazhathandu Thuvayal)

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Banana tree is used for all auspicious occasions specially wedding. The entire part of the banana tree is used - leaf is used for eating food, flower and raw banana is used for making subzi. When it is ripe, it is lovely no one will say no to it. The stalk is used for making subzi and vadam. The outer part of the same is used for making garlands. Each and every part is useful to us. Hence varieties of items are cooked and shared for you. Hope you all will enjoy.

Recipe For Banana Stalk Chutney


  • Urid Dal - 2 tsp
  • Red chilli - 1
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Grated coconut - 1/4
  • Banana stalk - 4-5 rounds (after removing the thread from it)
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Curry leaves

Banana Stalk Chutney Ingredients


  1. Heat oil in a kadai,  add the urid dal, red chilli and fry it. Remove from the kadai and keep it aside
  2. Cut the banana stalk into long pieces or small pieces and saute it in the same oil. keep aside. See detailed banana stem cutting steps here.
  3. Add the curry leaves and saute for one minute.
  4. Mix all the ingredients and grind to a coarse chutney.

Serving Suggestion

  • Enjoy the banana stalk chutney with dosa, rice, chapati, adai etc.

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+All recipes-nice. got many new items,which i was searching for long days........good photos and recipe presentations in topics. thanks.
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Thank You Shamina.

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