Banana Flowers Chop

4.80 from 5 votes

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Amazing health benefits of banana flowers. Both South Asian and South East Asian use banana flowers as a vegetable. They use either raw or steamed with dips. They also use those in soups, curries and fried foods. The whole banana tree is beneficiary to us, starting from stem, leaf, and banana. This is good for Anaemia, ulcers, diabetics,lactating mothers, constipation, high blood pressure and strengthens uterus. In bengali it is call 'Mocha' There is also an art how to cut and how to use the flowers. Outer tough purple cover should be removed and inner also there like a match stick in every petal should be removed. Another hard membrane also should be removed then chopped with knife. Apply oil in your to avoid the stain. Two types of banana trees Raw banana ripe banana. Raw banana flowers are little bitter so it should boil with salt and turmeric powder. Then squeeze the extra water.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • Banana flowers chopped 1 bowl
  • Chopped onion 1/2 cup
  • Finely chopped ginger 2 tsp
  • Finely chopped garlic 1 tsp
  • Tomato puree 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder 2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Boiled green peas 1/2 cup
  • Clarified butter 1 tsp
  • Wheat bread pieces 7-8
  • Oil for deep fry
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • Green chilli chopped 1 tsp
  • Boiled potatoes 1/2 cup
  • Salt
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Instructions
 

  • Banana flowers should be chopped fresh. Purple cover of the flowers should be removed.
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  • Chopped the flowers and marinate with lemon juice and soaked in saltwater for a few minutes.
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  • Now take a frying pan add 1 tbsp oil, add chopped onion, chopped ginger garlic. Stir continuously until light brown. Then add chopped squeezed banana flowers, turmeric powder chilli powder, tomato puree,, cumin powder, coriander powder close the lid.
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  • After 10 minutes open the lid stir and add green peas, garam masala and clarified butter. Let it cool. Remove the bread edges and sprinkle with little water. Fill with the cooked flowers.
    Banana Flowers Chop - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Deep fry the chop both sides brown.
    Banana Flowers Chop - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Serve with chutney or sauce.
    Banana Flowers Chop - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

Notes

Without chop only cooked banana flowers also can be serve with steam rice/ Chapati/paratha/puri.

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