Mochar Ghonto is a traditional Bengali dish made with Banana flowers or Banana Blossoms. Mochar is the Bengali name for Banana flowers which are called Kele ka Phool in Hindi, Bale Moothi in Kannada and Vazhapoo in Tamil.
Banana flowers have amazing health benefits as they are loaded with protein, fibre, calcium, iron and minerals like phosphorus, copper and potassium.
For Mochar Ghonto, boiled banana florets and potatoes are cooked along with coconut and spices. Mochar Ghonto is usually quite dry and tastes best with steamed rice and dal.