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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

PLANTAIN STEM SALAD


INGREDIENTS:

Chopped plantain stems - 1 cup
Moong dhal - 1 tablespoon
Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tsp.
Lime juice - 1 tablespoon
Crushed pepper - 1/4 tsp.
Salt - as per taste

METHOD:

Chop plantain stems into small cubes and immerse in dilute buttermilk to prevent discolouration. Soak moong dhal in water for 45 minutes. Drain the water completely. Drain out the plantain stems also from the buttermilk. Mix all other ingredients and serve.
& AN AWARD AND GIFT FROM SHAMA . Thank you Shama for remembering me.

29 comments :

  1. delicious salad..please do collect ur gift from my blog

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  2. Wooow,, i like thandu very much,,,here i cldnt get thandu.It's good for the health n nutritious salad,,thanks for sharing dear,,,take care n keep smiling..

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  3. Wow...Looks delicious and different...

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  4. Remembering my grandma.........Nice healthy one unfortunately iam not getting it here.

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  5. Very delicious..nice click too..congrats on your awards..

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  6. Hi Shanthi! Thank you for visiting my blog! The salad is new to me and looks delicious!

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  7. Wow....this looks really refreshing! Must try it sometime. I usually make a juice from the banana stem and drink up for health reasons, never tried making a salad...innovative indeed!
    Congratulations on the awards :) Hope you get many many more!!

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  8. I love plantain stem...The salad looks delicious..congrats on ur award dea..!!

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  9. Thats a healthy salad, looks awesome..

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  10. I don't use vazha thandu much but I've heard so many good things about it. I have made thandu mor kootu once - liked that - i should make this soon.

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  11. Nice salad...
    congrats on all ur awards!

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  12. MMm so healthy Really really I missing plaintain stem here. When I was in India there is no day without this salad. So crunchy and juicy.

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  13. I've never had plantain stem, and I wonder if our grocery store has this in stock! I bet I could call and ask them to.. Looks great!

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  14. Healthy salad. Congrats on your awards :)

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  15. that quite a healthy and different salad..too good. congrats on your award..

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  16. Congrats on ur awards and this salad with banana stem is very new to me..unique indeed !!

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  17. So healthy salad. Congrats on your award.q

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  18. That looks a very healthy salad. Never tried banana stem for salad.
    Congrats on your awards....
    Deepa
    http://hamareerasoi.blogspot.com/

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  19. a different salad with banana stem, my first time here, you have a good collec of recipes here, do visit my space..

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  20. மிகவும் ஆரோக்யமான சாலட்..கண்டிப்பாக செய்து பார்ப்பேன்.

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  21. A healthy salad !! Wish I could get them here, nice presentation !!

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  22. This looks lovely- very summery!

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