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Banana Stalk Pachadi

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

- Submitted by Raji Ramakrishnan

(Vaazhathandu Pachadi, Banana Stem Raita)

Recipe For Banana Stalk Pachadi

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Serves: 1


  • Banana Stalk - 1 cup (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Grated coconut - 1/4
  • Salt
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Yoghurt beaten - 1/2 cup


  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Fenu greek seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli (broken) - 2-3 pieces
  • Curry leaves

Banana Stalk

Banana Stalk Pachadi Ingredients


  1. Cut and clean the banana stalk. See detailed banana stem cutting steps here.
  2. Pressure cook the banana stalk with turmeric powder and salt.
  3. Transfer it to a cooking bowl.
  4. Grind the coconut, green chilli and mustard seeds.
  5. Add the ground mix to the banana stalk and boil.
  6. Finally add the curd and take off the flame.
  7. Temper with the tempering ingredients.


  • Similarly, we can make raita. Boil the stalks with salt (no turmeric). Separate the boiled stalk from the water. Grind the coconut, mustard seed, green chilli and add to it (do not boil again now). Add the beaten curd in it. Temper with mustard seeds, urid dal and curry leaves.

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