Thursday, January 4, 2007
Banana Blossom stir fry
Here is a typical south In dian recipe which most of you will not be knowing.This is a delicious dish with lots of fibers .I just love it because it has got its own flavour ,smell and the chewy nature.Well all together i just can say that its my favorite dish.
Banana flower/ blossom - 1 small and tender
coconut grates- 2 tsp
Jaggery -2 tsp
Tamarind -1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Chilly powder -1 tsp
Mustard -1 tsp
cumin -1 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tsp
Dry chillies -2 large
Curry leaves -4-5
water - 2 cups
Salt - as per taste
1.Chop up the plantain flower after removing outer 2 layers and small flower buds inside the petals.
2.Then Take a large pan add 1 tsp oil to it and then add cumin ,just when it starts to splutter add the chopped flower.
3 .Add water ,tamarind,chilly and turmeric powder,salt ,jaggery and cook with closed lid on top for about 10 mins.
4.Stir and cook untill tender.Than in a pan add 1 tso oil,urad dal and mustar with chillies.Just when it splutters add curry leaves stir for 1 min and add it to the chopped plantain flowers.
5.Then add 2tsp of coconut grates or more and stir it and heat properly for 3 mins.Then remove it from fire
6.Serve hot with rice and ghee at the top.It tastes goos with curd rice also .Enjoy