Vazhachundu Thoran

Vazhachundu Thoran is a traditional dish, very nutritious and healthy, prepared from Banana Flower. Vazhachundu Thoran goes perfect as an accompaniment with hot rice and chappathis. Vazhachundu Thoran is unique and tasty with finely chopped banana flower cooked with a spicy coconut mixture and green gram. Banana Flower or Vazhachundu is very nutritious rich in vital nutrients and minerals required for body. Vazhachundu Thoran is a simple dish and can be prepared in a few minutes. You can explore a well detailed Vazhachundu Thoran here.

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Vazhachundu Thoran

Vazhachundu Thoran is a traditional dish, very nutritious and healthy, prepared from Banana Flower. Vazhachundu Thoran goes perfect as an accompaniment with hot rice and chappathis. Vazhachundu Thoran is unique and tasty with finely chopped banana flower cooked with a spicy coconut mixture and green gram. Banana Flower or Vazhachundu is very nutritious rich in vital nutrients and minerals required for body. Vazhachundu Thoran is a simple dish and can be prepared in a few minutes. You can explore a well detailed Vazhachundu Thoran here.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Rugmini Kamalan

Published On: 27 Jul 2006

Rating: 4
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15 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing Vazhachundu Thoran, clean the whole green gram well and remove the unwanted stuff from it.

Step 2

Cook it separately with water in a pressure cooker.

Step 3

:- Make sure u don't overcook it.

Step 4

Remove the first 3 to 4 outer covering of the vazhachundu and chop it very finely as u do for thoran.

Step 5

Add coconut oil and turmeric powder into the above chopped kudappan and mix well the whole thing using your hands.

Step 6

:- This is done to remove the kudappan's serum.

Step 7

Place together the grated coconut, green chillies, garlic, cumin seeds and curry leaves in a mixer bowl and run it once to make it into a coarse form.

Step 8

Mix it along with the chopped kudappan mixture.

Step 9

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 10

Splutter mustard seeds and saute dry red chillies, rice and curry leaves.

Step 11

Add the kudappan mixture and mix well.

Step 12

Cover and cook on a low flame.

Step 13

After about 3 mins, remove the cover and add the cooked green gram into this and mix well.

Step 14

Continue cooking without the lid on, till done.

Step 15

:- Make sure Vazhachundu Thoran doesn't get mashed.
:- You can also add Red gram (Van Payar) instead of Whole green gram or Cherupayar.

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Das

Nice! Keep it up

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Nimi

This turned out to be very good.

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mrs.shihab

it was very tasty....

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jimi

Its really a very good recipie.....Thanks Rugmini.....

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