Banana flower stir fried with black channa | Koombu Kadala Thoran

Banana Flower Stir Fry With Black Chickpeas
Have you ever paired banana flower with black Channa, if not try this. This is how my Mother in law makes koombu thoran . Easy to make  if you have some leftover  cooked black Channa. Banana flower is packed with dietary fibers, proteins, unsaturated fatty acids and rich in vitamin E.


  •  1 1/2 cups banana flower, chopped finely
  • 1/2 cups cooked black chick peas
  • 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


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,Cooked chick peas,  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.


  1. Wowwww... looks super tempting and delicious.. lovely clicks too :)

  2. Delicious Stir fry.. Looks very tempting!

  3. Nalla combination,healthy side dish

  4. My favorite..loved banana flower recipe...but I don't get it here.

  5. love this one. yours look delicious.

  6. i love banana flower stir fry..but never tried with black channa.. beautiful :)

  7. Looks so so so so so so so tasty. nice interesting combo.

  8. Looks delicious Vrinda...I love this combo..

  9. Love the rustic look of the pics! so authentic!!
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  10. Mouthwatering and delicious banana flower stirfry.

  11. Healthy stir fry...


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