Plantain Stems Soup

Vazhaithandu_Soup

Plantain Stems Soup is a  healthy and it helps cure and preventing medicine for Urinal problems and Ulcer. 

Ingredients

Small Plantain Stem/Vazhaithandu – 1 (clean,wash and cut into cubes)
Water – 5cups
Garlic(finely chopped) – 1pod
Small Ginger(Finely chopped) – a piece
Onion(Finely chopped) – 1 tablespoon
Spring Onion(Finely chopped) – 1tablespoon
Coriander Leaves(Finely chopped) – 2 tablespoon
Vegetable stock cube – 1(dissolve water)
Cumin/Jeera Powder – 1teaspoon
Corn Flour – 1 teaspoon dissolved 2 teaspoons milk or water
Ajinamoto – a pinch
Pepper for taste
Salt for taste.
Butter – 1tablespoon
Note:If you dont get stock cube u can very well use rasam powder.In that case u can avoid cumin powder coz rasam powder will hav

Preparation

1 Heat butter in a sauce pan.Add garlic and ginger and saute for 1min.
2 Add onion and spring onions.saute for 2 mins.
3 Add Plantain stem and saute for 5 mins.
4 Add water and cumin powder bring it to boil.close it with a lid and allow plantain stem to cook.
5 Once plantain stem is half done,add stock cube,required salt and stir it continuously for 2 mins.
6 Now add cornflour which is dissolved in water and stir continuously till it comes to soup consistency.
7 Finally add a pinch of Ajinamoto (MSG) and pepper for taste. Garnish with Coriander leaves.
8 Serve either with masala papad,salad,corn flakes or soup stick