Tuesday, 24 June 2014


Banana stem is good for health.It is a rich source of fiber,vitamin.The fiber in banana stem helps to cure constipation and detoxify the body.It has cooling effect, It is used to treat kidney stones, ulcers.It can be eaten raw or cooked.Banana stem eliminate waste of fluids from the body.


Banana stem (finely chopped pieces 2 cup)
Grated coconut 5 tbsp
Turmeric powder pinch
Mustard seed 1 tsp
Curry leave 
Onion 1(chopped) 
Tomato 1(chopped)
Oil 3 tsp
Coriander seed 1 tbsp
Cumin seed 1 tsp
Red chilly 3-4


  • Finely chop banana stem,it should be done in circles first,while cutting you will get fibers you have to roll it around your fingers or any stick.after cutting into thin circles you have to chop into small pieces.
  • In a pan heat oil,add mustard seed and curry leaves.
  • When start cracking add onion and fry it lightly brown  color.
  • Add tomato and fry it for 3 minutes
  • Add banana stem mix well pour little water,salt.
  • When banana stem is half cooked add coconut and masala powder to it and mix well.
  • Cook them till banana stem is fully cooked and water content evaporates.


  • For masala powder heat pan and dry roast red chilly,coriander,cumin without adding water make coarse powder.
  • You can also use garlic,urad dal and curry leave for masala powder.


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