Banana stem also known as a Valathandu in Tamil,has ample amounts of benefits which some
are ignorant of ,and consider it to be a waste.
This banana stem is amassed with fiber ,and can prevent constipation and ulcer.The potassium
and vitaminB6 contained nutrients ,help to increase production of haemoglobin and insulin,
thus beneficial to anaemic and diabetic patients.Though not a miracle cure for weight loss,it
gradually helps in weight loss.It is a miracle drink for those suffering from kidney stones.So
that’s the information for now.
For the recipe
INGREDIENTS (serves 3-4)
2 cups of diced banana stem
a small piece ginger
1 cup curd or yoghurt
salt to taste
1/2 tsp cummin powder
When you clean the banana stem ,remove all the thick linings.Finally when you can
no more remove it is the part you have to use.
Blend all the ingredients in a juice extractor.If you like serve chilled.
It is considered to be the best ,when taken in an empty stomach,after a workout,in the morning