• Banana Flower Sabzi

    Banana flower sabzi is healthy and tasty. It has lot of fiber. BY adding lentils we can make it a complete meal loaded with proteins and fiber.

    Chopped Banana Flower
    Chana Dal 1/ 4 cup
    1 tsp oil
    1 tsp mustard seeds
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    2 red chillies
    1 tsp red chilli powder
    1/2 tsp Turmeric
    pinch of hing
    1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
    1/2 tsp tamrind paste or 1
    1 tsp Jaggery or sugar (optional)

    • Clean an chop banana flower.
    • Add turmeric and salt to water.
    • Keep chopped banana flower soaked in water for 5-6 hours to remove stickiness.
    • Soak Chana dal or black chana or moong dal for 4-5 hours.
    • After 5-6 hours squeeze water and collect chopped banana flower in a plate.
    • Take 1 tsp oil (coconut oil goes well with banana flower sabzi)
    • Add mustard seeds once they splutter add cumin seeds, Red chilies and pinch of hing.
    • Drain water from soaked chana dal and add.
    • Add chopped banana flower.
    • Add rest of the spices, red chilli powder, salt, turmeric, kokum and jaggery.
    • Add water enough to cover the vegetable and spices.
    • Cook on low medium heat.
    • When there is little bit of water left, add grated coconut and mix it.
    • Cook until all the water dries up.
    • You can serve this with rice or roti.