Banana Flower Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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.

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  • 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

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