Vazhapindi Achar

A Kerala style tasty pickle made with banana stem

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Banana stem / vazhapindi, cut in 1\" pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek powder
  • 4 teaspoons Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons Gingelly oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat gingelly oil and add banana stem. Sauté for 5 minutes and keep aside.
  2. Splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves and add ginger and garlic. Saute until raw smell disappears.
  3. Add spice powders, salt and banana stem. Mix well.
  4. Switch off flame and add vinegar. Mix well.
  5. Serve Vazhapindi achar with rice.

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