02 September 2014


Plantain stem a wonder veggie which relieves from Kidney stones when taken regularly. Fresh juice extracted and taken in empty stomach will aid in eradicating Kidney stones n controlling weight loss.. 

Plantain stem is reg made at my place as kootu n poriyal bored with usual stuffs so tried tis thogayal it made a perfect accompaniment with idli n plain rice too.

What you need: Recipe inspired from Priya aks blog

1 cup - Plaintain Stem (chopped roughly n par boiled)
2 tbsp - Thoor dhal
1 tbsp - Channa dhal
1 tbsp - Urad dhal
6 nos - Dry red chillies
1/2 tsp - Tamarind paste
Salt as reqd
Asafoetida - pich
1/2 tsp - Oil 

How to make:

Heat oil fry the chillies n dhals one by one and cool it.

In a mixie jar add the chillies, dhal, asafoetida, salt, tamarind paste and grind it.

Now add plantain stem and add dash of water if reqd and grind until smooth.


  1. Wow, i miss vazhaithandu now, picture is just stunning Kalps..

  2. wow... this would go awesome with some dosas...

  3. A new recipe to me... Its healthy and good for kidney stones..thanks for the info...will try this thogayal and pair it up with chappathi!!

  4. Never tried thogayal with vazhaithandu, this looks delicious..

  5. New recipe to me.. sounds delicious..

  6. Should ask my daughter to make this thogayal that should go with koottu and curd rice