Cooking Green Taro Stem | Green Taro Stem Recipe


  • Taro stem – 2 to 3 nos
  • Birds eye chilli – 7 to 8 nos
  • Garlic – 6 to 7 nos
  • Cumin seed – 1 tsp
  • Grated coconut – 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Mustard seed – 1 tsp
  • Malabar tamarind – 1 nos
  • Salt – 1 or 2 tsp
  • Oil – 1 or 2 tsp


  • First, we have to cut the taro stem lengthwise and peel off the outer skin.
  • Clean it well, chop the stem into small pieces and set it aside.
  • Then grind the bird’s eye chilli into a fine paste.
  • Again, we have to grind the grated coconut and turmeric powder.
  • Now add the garlic and cumin seeds grind them well into a coarse paste and keep aside.
  • Add salt to the chopped taro stem mix them well. .
  • Squeeze out the thick water and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Then add dry red chilli and shallots.
  • Saute them well for a few minutes.
  • Then add chopped taro stems and saute them well for a few minutes.
  • Add the coarsely ground coconut mix and salt.
  • Saute and cook them well for a few minutes.
  • Then add malabar tamarind.
  • Cover them and cook them well.
  • Remove the lid and saute them well.
  • Cook for a few minutes, remove from the fire and set aside.
  • Serve the tasty taro stem stir fry with meals.

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