Vazhapindi Achar

Vazhapindi Achar

A Kerala style tasty pickle made with banana stem

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Banana stem / vazhapindi, cut in 1\" pieces
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 3 tablespoons Gingelly oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 4 teaspoons Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Vinegar (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat gingelly oil and add banana stem. Sauté for 5 minutes and keep aside.
  2. Splutter mustard seeds, curry leaves and add ginger and garlic. Saute until raw smell disappears.
  3. Add spice powders, salt and banana stem. Mix well.
  4. Switch off flame and add vinegar. Mix well.
  5. Serve Vazhapindi achar with rice.

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