Banana stem (Also called as “Vazhai Thandu” in Tamil) is rich in fiber content. It improves bowl movement and act as a good laxative. It helps eliminate and treat kidney stones and also removes toxins from the body. It cools the body and also very good for weight loss.

Banana Stem Soup and Juice are very healthy. It can also be cooked as a vegetable. We can make Poriyal, Kootu, Salad, Pachadi, Sambar, Mor Kuzhambu etc.

Have it at least once in a week in your diet and enjoy good health.

Recipes:

Vazhai Thandu (Banana Stem) Poriyal
Vazhai Thandu (Banana Stem) Pachadi
Vazhai Thandu (Banana Stem) Kootu