Banana Flower Fry / Vaazhapoo / koombu Thoran



Banana  Flower Fry


Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups banana flower, chopped finely
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp grated garlic
  • 1-2 slit green chillies
  • 1 tsp par boiled rice
  • 2 tbs grated coconuts
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • curry leaves
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
Direction
Wash the banana  flowers  adding  a pinch of turmeric powder in water
 and drain well . Add turmeric powder,onions, garlic, salt,green chilies,coconuts
 and curry leaves, mix everything together and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan, 
splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds and rice. Now add banana flower mixture,
mix well and bring the mixture to the center and cook on low heat covered till 
done. serve with rice.






Comments

  1. something that I really enjoy to eat.

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  2. A homely comforting food which remind of my hometown...

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  3. Adipoli.My fav thoran. Nice click too:).

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  4. My fav thoran dear, love your style much..!;)

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  5. Wow.............dear very lovely clicks .......thoran looks delicious.....

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  6. Oh i miss vazhaipoo dishes. My mom makes vazhaipoo curry and vada. This recipe is new to me dear, on my vacation to India, i'm going to ask my mom to do this:)

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  7. One of my fav thorans..I have a pic with me exactly like the last one :-)

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  8. My all time Fav!!! Looks adipoli and the vazha pic is making me nostalgic...

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  9. entamme my fav thoran..adipoli...

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  10. One of my favorite curries, looks too good.

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  11. Nice click and very healthy stir fry too...

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  12. I love anything with banana flower.. so yummy and this is looking so yummy ....

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  13. Ages since I had this...looks so yumm.

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  14. My favourite poo thoran it has come out well

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  15. I love banana flower preparations.Nice pictures!

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  16. Hi. The thoran looks so good the only problem I face is cleaning the flower...cumbersome.

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  17. Such a healthy and delicious thoran, i hate cleaning the flower else its one of my fav veggie..

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  18. I never try to cook anything with bananaflower, this look delicious !

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  19. this looks so delicious. I have heard its difficult to clean the flower..never tried :(

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  20. super duper hit boss!!

    vazha evide ninnu kitti? Do you have a pantain in US?

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  21. Love banana flower; simple and healthy!

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  22. Dear Vrinda
    I love banana flower and very popular in bengal. The recipe is different that what we make. As soon as I get one banana flower, I am going to cook.
    Have a nice weekend

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  23. Just love this thoran.....adipoli pics.

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  24. Dear Vrinda,
    The Curry looks delicious. I have never cooked anything with banana flower.
    Cheers,
    Rachana

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  25. woo vrinda..this is my fav tooo..looks awesome..

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  26. Nice one.. looks great and its good that you added those photos of the vazha..

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  27. The curry looks fantastic ! Belated new year wishes to you and your family, hope you have a wonderful 2010....

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  28. It is ages and ages ago i had them. Feel really nostalgice after seeing that pic.

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  29. delicious vazhapu curry preparation with a nice click

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  30. Love vazhaipoo..We used to make vazhaipoo paruppu usili.Thoran looks delish

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  31. I have banana trees at home but never tried to make use of the banana flowers. Now I know :)

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  32. vaazhai poo thoran looks delightful; love the pictures, I miss these banana trees badly here!!! love the pictures!!!

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  33. This is new to me n interesting one.

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  34. I didn't even know banana flowers were edible! I love bananas and would like to try this!

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  35. What a unique recipe, I have never worked with banana flowers! Very neat dish!

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  36. I have never had any banana flowers before...fascinating!

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  37. I love the last pict been age I have eaten fresh banana toran, delicious and super healthy!

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  38. Very healthy dish,looks great n sounds delicious...

    great entry....

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  39. Adipoli thoran..so tempting dear....choodu choruinde koode hmmm kothiyavunu...)Pics are amazing.

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  40. this looks yummy but where do i get banana flowers!

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  41. i didn knw yet we can make dishes with vaazhappoo.. :( usually i remove it frm kodappan n make thoran with that..this is new to me...i really missed it.. :( pics are amazing Vrindaaa..:)

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  42. I have never tasted this, it looks so interesting ~ I would love to try it! Nice photos. :)

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  43. we make a lot of carrot and beans thoran. never made it with banana flower. the dish looks great.

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  44. long time I made this..looks delicious..

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  45. Healthy and delicious fry. Nice pics vrinda.

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  46. Lovely click. Thoran looks awesome. Healthy dish too.

    Chitchat
    http://chitchatcrossroads.blogspot.com/

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  47. Banana Flowers sound very interesting! In Colombia we use banana leaves in our cuisine .........I would love to try the flowers too.

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  48. Looks so yummy n delicious.. I love this whole plant for its medicinal values.. Loved ur clicks too :)

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  49. I'm dropping in to say that there is an award waiting for you in my blog :-)

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  50. Oh my god, Vrinda!My grandmom used to make the curry out of this..That looks awesome

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  51. My favou curry..love the photos..

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  52. vrinda, tried this koombu thoran..it turned out great...i've put a picture in my blog...
    Deepa

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  53. Hi, basically I am Telugu my amma use to prepare in diff style n she use to make vada out of it. This dish is entirely new to me n I tried it. I will say simply wow.. Thanks a lot for sharing such a easy, healthy n delicious food. Good bless you dear.
    Meena

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