Banana Flower Fry Recipe

It's rare to consume Astringent taste daily. Astringent taste will produce more blood in our body. Except Banana flower, no other food having an astringent taste of our daily food. Let's see how we can prepare the simple and tasty banana flower fry.


Banana flower - 1
Green chilli - 3
Onion - 1
Curry leaves - 1
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
Chilli powder - 1-1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1
Garam masala -¼ tsp
Oil for seasoning
Salt for taste


Clean the banana flower by removing the stigma and fused petals. ( Stigma is the central part of each flower and fused petals is the part will look like glass). These two parts needs to be removed since it will not be eatable). See the snapshot for identifying the two parts.

Remove the Spathe layers until possible. If you not able to remove stop there, then the rest part is the softest part, so we can chop for the cook.

Add a two spoon of vegetable oil in a pan and heat. Once oil hot, add mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds and fry it.

Add green chilly once the mustard seeds start spluttering and fry it.

Add chopped onion and curry leaves and fry it.

Add chopped banana flower and stir it. After two or three minutes you will feel little sticky part separated from the flower. Don't worry about it, keep stirring it. After some time the flowers will be separated individually. Add all masala powders and salt and stir it.

Add ¼ cup of water and keep cooked this for 5 minutes.

Now the banana flower fry is ready to serve.

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