The Palmyra sprout (Panam Kizhangu) of palm sprout is tuber like vegetable used in 

various Indian and South Indian cuisines. It is derived from the Palmyra plant.

Palm sprout ( Panam Kizhngu) is an underground sprout of palm trees and they are mostly

 cultivated in Southern India from January to March, from the balm tree we get sweet toddy,

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palm fruit and palm sprout. It is one of the oldest fiber rich foods in TAMILNADU.

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1) Panam kizhangu puttu


  • Palm sprout  4 numbers
  • Garlic clove 4 numbers
  • Coconut 1/4 cup
  • Red chili 2 number
  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

How to prepare panam kizhangu puttu?

Put the vessel on the stove add water, salt, turmeric, and palm sprout to boil it. using

cover the lid. Cumin, garlic ,red chilli, coconut all are fry it with out oil. To transfer the blender

and peel the skin from the boiled palm sprout and cut small pieces and add the blender 

to  grind them all. Panam kizhangu  Puttu is ready.

2) Panam Kizhangu thuviyal


  • Palm sprout 2 numbers
  • Small onion 4 numbers
  • Red chili 3 numbers
  • Coconut 1/2 cup
  • Gingelly oil and salt as need

How to prepare panam kizhangu thuviyal?

Boil the palm sprout and cut  the small pieces. Put the pan on the stove add oil, red  chili,

small onion saute it , then add coconut and salt turn of the flame .let it cool and grind them.

Panam  kizhangu  thuviyal is ready. another chutney  diabetic chutney

Nutritional properties of Palm sprout

  • Rich in Fiber
  • Rich in Calcium
  • Rich in Iron
  • Rich in Magnesium
  • High Protein Content
  • Low in Glycemic Index






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