Vazhapindi Koottaan

Vazhapindi/Banana Stem Koottaan is a famous mild flavored curry prepared almost in every house of South India as a side dish for rice. This is prepared by cooking it in a pressure cooker with the combo of toor dal, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt with enough water. Later it is cooked with coconut, cumin seeds mixture and lastly tempered with curry leaves, red chillies. VazhaPindi is Banana Stem. The tender portion of the stem is used in Indian cooking. It is said to be a potassium ri

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Vazhapindi Koottaan

Vazhapindi/Banana Stem Koottaan is a famous mild flavored curry prepared almost in every house of South India as a side dish for rice. This is prepared by cooking it in a pressure cooker with the combo of toor dal, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt with enough water. Later it is cooked with coconut, cumin seeds mixture and lastly tempered with curry leaves, red chillies. VazhaPindi is Banana Stem. The tender portion of the stem is used in Indian cooking. It is said to be a potassium ri

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Anitha Subramanian

Published On: 29 Mar 2017

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20 Minutes
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Step 1 Vazhapindi  Koottaan Recipe

Step 1

Wash the Vaazhappindi pieces and Thuvara parippu and change them into a cooking vessel/pressure cooker. Add Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder and Salt also.

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Step 2 Vazhapindi  Koottaan Recipe

Step 2

Add required quantity of water also. over the Pressure cooker/cooking vessel and cook the Vaazhappindi pieces and Thuvara parippu (if it is cooked in the Pressure cooker, it will take about 10 minutes).

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Step 3 Vazhapindi  Koottaan Recipe

Step 3

When the Vaazhappindi pieces and Thuvara parippu are cooked well, put off the stove and after some time, add the grinded Coconut into this cooked mix.

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Step 4 Vazhapindi  Koottaan Recipe

Step 4

Heat Oil in a Frying pan/Cheenachatty, fry mustard seeds, curry leaves and Red Chilli pieces in this Oil and add it into the cooked Koottan and stir it well.

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Step 5 Vazhapindi  Koottaan Recipe

Step 5

Vaazhappindi Koottaan is ready. This Koottaan will be very tasty to eat with Poori/Chappathi/Cooked rice etc.

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