Posolar Khar (Assamese Banana Stem Khar)


  • 1 medium posola (banana stem), finely chopped
  • 1 medium potato, cut into small thin pieces
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thinly
  • 3 slit green chillies
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 1/4 cup small black chickpeas boiled with a little salt
  • Kolkhar – 4 tbsp
  • 1 tbsp mustard oil


  1. Heat mustard oil in a wok
  2. Add dry red chilli and bay leaves
  3. Stir for 30 seconds
  4. Add the onions
  5. Fry till light brown on medium heat and add the green chillies
  6. Add the ginger garlic paste
  7. Fry till the raw smell goes
  8. Add the kol posola (banana stem), boiled chickpeas and potato
  9. Fry till the water dries off
  10. Add salt to taste
  11. Add kolkhar and 1/4 cup water
  12. Cover with a lid and cook on low heat for about 20 minutes till most of the water dries up
The chopped posola (banana stem) ready for cooking

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