Vazhapindi or banana stem is rich in fibers and eases the digestive process. However, kids are usually reluctant to eat dishes cooked with banana stem. Try out this simple recipe of banana stem and dal rice which is delicious and nutritious. Children wouldn't even recognize that banana stem is added to this dish. It is an excellent dish to be packed to school for lunch as well.
Those who are trying to reduce body weight can try this dish as a meal. However, they should reduce the amount of dal and increase the quantity of banana blossom in it.