Banana Stem Raita

Banana stem is very beneficial and is highly nutritious.

It’s used for many health issues like regulating the blood pressure and cholesterol.

Healing kidney stones. Digestive problems like acidity and gastric issues.

Including it in ones diet on a regular basis helps to keep ourselves healthy.

Ingredients:Banana stem-1 piece.(tender stem)

1 spoon Lemon juice

Salt -1/2 spoon

Curds3 table spoons

Green chillies-2

Red chilli-1

Asafoetida-2 to3 pinches

Mustard-1/2 spoon

Coconut oil-1 spoon

Salt as per taste.


1.Cut the banana stem into half and remove the fibrous skin.

2.Only the tender part of the stem is used.

3.In a vessel take some water and add some salt and lemon juice in it.

4.Now chop the tender part of the stem into tiny bits. Put them into the salt and lemon water for a few minutes.

This is to avoid oxidation.

5.Strain the water.

6.Add about 3 table spoons of curds and add salt to the chopped stem, mix well and refrigerate it.

For the seasoning:

Heat 1 spoon of coconut oil and add 2 finely chopped green chillies ,1 red chilli and 1/2 spoon mustard seeds and a pinch of hing and when it splatters add it to the mixture.

Mix well and the raita is ready.

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