Vazha koombu thoran
Kerala style stir fried banana blossom
Servings
4serving
Cook Time
25minutes
Servings
4serving
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Smear your hands with oil.Remove the outer Layers of banana flower until you find the pale color neat layer
  2. take cold water in a large bowl chop the blossome in to it remove the stigmas in between(only matured florets have stigma)
  3. chop shallots,break red chili in to few pieces.slit green chili
  4. heat oil in a skillet or deep pan ,splutter mustard seeds then add chopped shallot and red chili,saute well.
  5. now take the chopped banana blossom(drain water completely from blossom,squeeze with your hands) and add this to the oil. stir well add salt ,again stir well add sliced green chili.cover with a lid and cook in a medium flame.(cook until the chopped blossom become soft and edible, over cooking may give you a bad bitter taste)
  6. once done remove the lid and saute in a high flame for one more minute and evaporate excess water.(if you are using coconut add crushed coconut,approximately 1/4 cup for one medium size blossom)
  7. switch of the stove. serve with rice.

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