how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto

how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghontohow to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto

Banana stem is called Thor in Bengali which makes very tasty recipes. Boil the stem and cook or stir fry with coconuts, Gobindobhog rice and spices, this is how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto/banana stem curry.

Banana stem is also very nutritious. Banana stem is rich in Iron and vitaminB6, means it helps to increase hemoglobin in our body, and it also good for kidney health. For its diuretic property (banana stem juice), helps in dissolving kidney stones and preventing its formation of more. It also treating constipation by loosening the blockage.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes
Servings: 3-4 Persons

Ingredients

  • 1 Thor (banana ) stem-2 cups(after cutting from a stem of around 1 ft long )
  • 1 potato, (cut into cubed )
  • Coconut grated or paste-2 tsp
  • Gobindobhog rice-1/2 cup, (soaked in water for 1 hour )
  • Mustard oil 2 tbsp.
  • Ghee 1 tsp.
  • bay leaf 1
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1 tsp. ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2-3 red chilies
  • Sugar-1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1/4 tsp
  • panch phoron-1/2 t spoon  (It comprises mouri (fennel seeds), methi (fenugreek seeds), kaalo jeere (black cumin  seeds), zeera(cumin seeds), and a typically Bengali spice, called radhuni

 

how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto

  • first boil the banana stem with salt and turmeric powder; Drain out all the water and Keep aside.
  • how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto
  • Heat oil in a pan and add panchphoron, bay leaves and red chili for tempering.
  • As they splutter and sizzle add the potatoes and fry for 2-3 minutes
  • Add the soaked Gobindobhog rice and mix well. Sauté for 2 minutes and add coconut paste again cook for 2 minutes.
  • how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto
  • Now we will add the drained thor, salt, sugar & green chilies.how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto
  • Add 1 cup water and cover the lid and allow it to cook till the potatoes & rice are cooked.how to make delicious narkel diye thor ghonto
  • If it is done then add garam masala & ghee and turn of the flame.
  • Serve hot with rice and dal.

 

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