Tuesday, 19 June 2012

BANANA BLOSSOM (KADALI BHANDA) RECIPE

How To Clean the Flower?
Apply oil in your hands. Remove the outer red petals from top-down. Collect all the blossom (Flowers) from the red petals. Gently open the flowers and remove the hard plastic like small petal from each flower. These are very hard, that's why not used. Cut up the flower into small pieces. Boil the flowers in salt and turmeric water for 5 mins. Drain and soak in running water,squeeze it and keep aside.

Ingredients for recipe :-                                                       
Banana flowers
1 big Potato (cut in lengthwise)
1 big chopped onion
3-4 chopped green chillies
1 tsp garlic chopped
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Salt as per taste
2-3 tsp Oil for frying

Method :-
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and cumin seeds. When it splutter, add onion, garlic chopped and grren chilli.Stir it for 2-3 mins. Add potato, turmeric powder, salt and cook for 2 mins. Now add boiled banana flowers and again fry. Cook for few minutes and switch off the flame. Serve with rice or roti etc.

NOTE:- Variety of dishes can be made from this banana flowers (flowers curry with mustard paste, Banana flower stir fry with moong dal, banana flower cutlet etc).

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    1. Thanx Meghnaji for your nice comments n encouragement:)

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  2. "Remember that Bengali households still are known for their amazing food culture and this fact is known world-wide :)

    tanSEN was bengali my dear friend, so were a lot of other people! want to see the entire list as it stands today? so was subash chandra bose and sri aurobindo :)

    and i can name a million others and i am proud to say our greateness can be exerted beyond our national borders.
    we are the fifth largest speakers!

    we bengalis have won pretty much every award in the world stage you name it we have it and we are damn proud of what we have :)

    its the only country in the world which took rebellion because it couldn’t speak its mother tongue and it won! and won so hard that the UN had to adopt that day as the international language day, which celebrates languages from all over the world.

    did you know that the FAMOUS SEARS TOWER is architectured by another bengali?"

    KAMONASISH AAYUSH MAZUMDAR
    (MBA, IMT Ghaziabad)
    Bengaluru, Karnataka

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