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banana flower recipes | banana blossom recipes | how to clean banana flower

easy banana flower recipes | banana blossom recipes | how to clean banana flower
Course lunch
Cuisine south indian
Keyword banana flower recipes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 404kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 1 banana flower / banana blossom

for boiling bract (petals)

  • water
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt

for chutney:

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 2 tbsp chana dal
  • 2 tbsp urad dal
  • 3 dried red chilli
  • 1 cup coconut grated
  • small ball sized tamarind
  • 2 tsp jaggery
  • 1 tsp salt

for seasoning florets:

  • ¼ cup curd
  • 3 cup water

for chips:

  • ½ cup maida / plain flour
  • ½ cup corn flour
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup water
  • oil for frying

for boiling banana heart:

  • water
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt

for stir fry:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 chilli slit
  • 2 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut grated
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • firstly, peel the petals and collect the florets.
  • now clean the florets and set aside florets, petals(chop) and heart(chop).

chutney preparation:

  • firstly, in a large vessel take water, ½ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.
  • add in chopped bract (petals) and boil for 5 minutes.
  • drain off and keep aside.
  • in a pan heat 3 tsp oil and add 2 tbsp chana dal, 2 tbsp urad dal, 3 dried red chilli.
  • roast on low flame until it turns aromatic.
  • cool completely, and transfer to the blender.
  • add in cooked bract along with 1 cup coconut, small ball sized tamarind, 2 tsp jaggery and 1 tsp salt.
  • blend to smooth paste adding water as required.
  • add the tempering and banana flower chutney is ready to enjoy with hot steamed rice.

chips preparation:

  • firstly, in a large bowl take ¼ cup curd and 3 cup water.
  • whisk and mix well.
  • soak in cleaned florets for 10 minutes.
  • drain off and keep aside.
  • in a large bowl take ½ cup maida, ½ cup corn flour.
  • also add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp pepper powder, ½ tsp chaat masala, 1 tsp ginger paste and ½ tsp salt
  • add ¾ cup water and prepare a thick batter.
  • now add in florets and coat uniformly.
  • deep fry in hot oil keeping the flame on medium.
  • once the chips turn golden brown and crisp drain off over kitchen paper.
  • finally, enjoy banana flower chips immediately.

sukka or stir fry preparation:

  • firstly, in a large vessel take water, ½ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.
  • add in chopped banana flower heart and boil for 10 minutes.
  • drain off and keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp chana dal, 1 tsp urad dal, few curry leaves.
  • add 1 onion, 2 chilli, 2 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger and saute well.
  • further add in boiled banana flower heart, ½ tsp salt and mix well.
  • cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until everything is well cooked.
  • now add 2 tbsp coconut, 2 tbsp coriander and 2 tbsp lemon juice. mix well.
  • finally, enjoy banana flower sukka or stir fry with hot steamed rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 2366mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 624IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4mg