Website of the Year India 2015

Banana Flower Curry Recipe

Banana Flower Curry is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Thursday, 29 September, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 5
Rated 2 based on 100 votes

Banana flower curry is as unique in taste as it sounds. This unusual recipe is made from banana flower. Not many people are familiar with this recipe but you can learn how to make it at home by following our authentic recipe guide.

The recipe is native to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and parts of Bengal. The recipe is loved by people in these Indian states for its health properties. The goodness of banana flower is made into banana curry and relished with rice popularly.

This Indian recipe involves simple saute technique. Banana flower is sauteed with curry leaves in coconut oil and the recipe gets ready in a short time.


  • 1 - Banana flower, cut and soaked in water mixed with buttermilk (to retain the natural color)
  • 1 sprig - Curry leaves
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup - grated Coconut
  • 2 tsp - Coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • How to Make Banana Flower Curry:

    1. Boil the banana flower pieces for 7 mins. Strain the water.
    2. Heat 2 tsp coconut oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds, cut red chillies and curry leave.
    3. Add boiled banana flower, reduce flame and cook covered for 5 mins
    4. Add salt and grated coconut.
    5. Mix well and serve.


    Bawarchi of the Week

    Shruti J

    Shruti J

    Shruti J has always been a food lover, but a break in her professional career gave her a chance to take a plunge into the fascinating culinary world. Shruti loves adapting recipes, adding her own 'SJ Element' to it and taking it to a whole new level.

    know more