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Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi

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Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi
Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves5 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeAsian
  • Good for Lunch , Dinner

About this recipe

Mochaa means banana flowers. It has maximum iron. After growing banana the flowers remain. Those who know the taste of mochaa they cut the flowers and cook. There are so many recipes with mochas. This is one of the same from Bangladeshi. Banana flowers cutting and chopping is a great art.

Ingredients for Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi

  • 500 gms chopped mochas
  • 250 gms potatoes fried
  • 1 cup onion paste
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 4 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coconut paste
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 3-4 bay leaves
  • 2-4 whole red chilli
  • 4-6 clove
  • 2-3 black cardamom
  • 2 cinnamon stick
  • 4 -5 green chilli slits
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required
  • 2 tbsp ghee

How to cook Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi

  1. Chopped banana flowers and boil with little salt. Then strain water and keep aside.
    Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi
  2. Cut potatoes in a cubical sizes and fry. Then keep aside.
    Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi
  3. Take a deep frying pan add oil. Heat then add bay leaves, whole red chilli, whole cinnamon stick, cloves, black cardamom.
    Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi
  4. Add onion paste, ginger garlic paste, when become brown then add tomato paste, salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, coconut paste, slits green chilli. Mix well. Add boiled banana flowers. Cover with lid.
    Mochaar Ghanta (banana Flowers) Bangladeshi
  5. Cook and fry water will dehydrate. Add fried potatoes, garam masala and ghee. Ready to serve with steam rice/ Roti/ paratha.


Banana flowers cutting and chopping is very hard and difficult. That's why people avoid to cook. But after cook It is very tasteful.

  • Tastes:  Spicy |
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