Plantain Flower Fry



Plantain Flower 1 Small
Onion 1
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Whole Red Chillies 2
Tamarind 1 inch ball
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Urad dal 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Peel, remove ends and chop the onion.
Remove stems, deseed and tear the dried red chiles.
Grind mustard seeds and red chiles into fine powder with a pinch of salt.

Remove leaves and collect all the individual flowers of banana flower.
Discard the transparent outer covering and pistil of each flower except for young ones.
Check this picture to help understand.
Wash the prepared flowers along with young ones under running water and finely chop them (about 1 1/2 Cups).

Heat half a cup of water in a sauce pot, add chopped plantain flower, tamarind and turmeric powder.
Boil till the flowers turn soft.
Remove from heat, discard the tamarind and strain the flowers.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds stop spluttering, add onion and fry till translucent.
Then stir in cooked plantain flowers and salt.
Fry for a minute or two and add mustard seeds red chile powder.
Stir and serve plantain flower fry with steamed rice and ghee.

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