Friday, March 25, 2011

Banana Flower Stir-fry (Vazha Koombu Thoran)

A delicious banana heart (flower) stir-fry which is usually served as side dish with rice. I found some refrigerated banana flowers in the Indian grocery store and dared to buy it once again eventhough last time it turned out to be slightly bitter. It tasted great this time! After removing the outer loose bracts (petals), the flower is finely chopped and washed in water with a pinch of turmeric and salt to avoid further browning. My mom usually add some oil to it and mix with hand to remove fibers (if any). To lightly fried onion, garlic and green chilli, the chopped flower and other spices are added and cooked. Then grated coconut is added and stir-fried for a few more minutes.
Recipe Courtesy: Vrinda's Sankeerthanam

13 comments:

AMMU MOHAN said...

banana blossom clicks looks wonderful..very healthy side dish for rice....

Priya Sreeram said...

good one !, nice click

Reshmi Mahesh said...

My fav...very tasty recipe...

SheenaBabu said...

Healthy and Tempting clicks

Suja Sugathan said...

Its been ages since I had this,lovely presentation.

Deepa Praveen said...

Wow I love this thoran...yummy presentation so inviting

kitchen queen said...

delicious and yummy vazhapoo curry.

Swarnavalli Suresh said...

Lovely presentation...

Priya said...

Healthy stir fry,simply delicious..

Kairali sisters said...

Kidilan analo, evide eny spring ayille, eshtam pole vazhakoombokke kitty thudangu, enitu venam undakan...

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Healthy and my favorite stir fry..Loved it !!

JishasKItchen said...

enikku vayya..kollalloo...vazhakkoombu thoranum kootti chooru undittu kalam kure aayi....:(....very delicious..!!

Indian Cuisine Blogroll said...

Ammu, Priya, Reshmi, Sheena, Suja, Deepa, KQ, Swarna, Priya, Suji, Shabitha, Jisha..thanks for your lovely comments.....