April 3, 2017

Banana Stem Salad / Vazhai Thandu Salad | Easy Salad Recipes

         Banana Stem Salad is a special salad which Tamils prepare and consume to break up Sasti Fasting (fasting for Lord Muruga). Banana Stem Salad is very healthy and can be consumed regularly as well as part of a weight loss diet.

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Recipe Cuisine : South India | Recipe Category: Salad
Preparation Time: 20 mins  | Yields: 2 1/2 cups

Finely Chopped Banana Stem
(remove the skin and fiber)
1 cup
1 hr soaked Split Green Gram (moong dal)
2 tbsp
Chopped Mango
¼ cup
Chopped Cucumber
½ cup
Grated Carrot
¼ cup
Chopped Guava
¼ cup
Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves
1 tbsp
Finely Chopped Curry Leaves
½ tbsp
Grated Ginger
1 tsp
Finely Chopped Green Chilli
½ cup – 1 cup
Chaat Masala (Optional)
1 tsp
As required

1. In a wide bowl, add all the chopped vegetables and mix them well.
2. Then add salt, curd and chaat masala. Mix them well and serve.

1. Vegetables and fruits are your choice.
2. Chaat masala is optional.


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