Thursday, 8th March 2018
8 March 2018
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Banana Plant Dishes 1

Banana Plant Side Dishes 1

Raw banana puttu


  • raw banana
  • onion big 2
  • green chili 2
  • grated coconut 1/2 cup
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • for seasoning mustard seed urad dhal and oil
  • salt as required


  1. Cut onion and chili into small pieces
  2. Cook the raw banana as a whole in a cooker
  3. Then remove the skin and mash it to pieces
  4. Add oil in a pan and heat it
  5. Add mustard seed and urad dhal then the cut chili and onion
  6. Then add the banana pieces turmeric powder and salt and fry well
  7. Add grated coconut and remove from stove once cooked

Raw banana fry


  • raw banana 1
  • tamarind lemon size
  • chili powder 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
  • oil and salt as required

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  1. Peel the banana and cut it into thin round pieces
  2. Half cook it with water
  3. Dissolve tamarind in little water to form a thick solution
  4. Add chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt to this water
  5. Dip the half cooked banana pieces in that liquid
  6. Heat a flat pan and apply oil to it
  7. Then put the banana pieces and fry them on both sides
  8. Remove once they are well cooked

Banana stem curd raita


  • Banana stem 10 cm piece
  • curd 1 cup
  • green chili 2
  • for seasoning oil mustard seed
  • salt as required



  1. Cut the banana stem and chili into small pieces
  2. Mix the cut banana along with curd and salt
  3. Add oil in a pan and once hot add mustard seed and chili
  4. once the mustard splutters pour the oil mixture into the banana curd  mixture
  5. Mix well and serve with chapati or rice

Banana stem rice


Basmati rice – 1 cup
butter milk – 1 cup
Water – 1 cup
Salt per taste
Cumin seed powders – 1 teaspoon

Coriander seeds powder – 1 teaspoon

Red chili powder – 1 teaspoon
Garlic and ginger paste – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
Onion – 1 (Slice thinly)
Bay leaf – 1
Clove – 2
Cinnamon – 1 inch
Oil – 2 teaspoon
Coriander Leaves – 2 tablespoons (finely chopped)
  1. Wash and soak basmati rice for 10 mins. Drain the water and leave it aside. Cut the banana stem (remove the fiber and cut into small pieces and soak it in lemon water or buttermilk water). Cook banana stem in a pressure cooker ( I cooked till 2 whistles). Heat the kada and oil. Add bay leaf, clove, cinnamon and fry till nice aroma comes.
  2. Add Onion and fry till it is brown. Add ginger garlic paste. Fry till raw smell goes off. Add banana stem, all the masala powders and mix well and cook it with salt.
  3. Once cooked add buttermilk and water. Boil it
  4. Now time to add rice
  5. Close the lid and cook the rice. Add finely chopped Mint leaves and mix well.
  6. Serve it with raita

Banana flower kootu

Ingredients :

Banana flower – 1 no. ( roughly chopped)

Onions ( chopped) – 2 tablespoons

Chopped garlic – 1 tsp

Chopped ginger – 1 tsp

Whole Red chili – 3 -4

Grated coconut – 2 tablespoon *

salt – to taste

red chili pdr – 1 tsp

turmeric – 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – a sprig

Vegetable oil – 2 table spoons

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1. Wash and rinse the banana flower in cold running water. Detach the first one or two layers of the banana flower (banana boat) and set aside for presenting the prepared dish in it.

2. Chop the banana flower as shown in the picture.

3. Heat oil, add mustard seeds and curry leaves. When the mustard seeds begin to crackle, add whole red chilly, chopped garlic and ginger. When the garlic and ginger starts getting a golden color, add chopped onions and saute till the onions are translucent and slightly golden in color.

4. Add red chilly powder, turmeric, stir for a minute and add grated coconut and saute for another minute. Now add the chopped banana flower, salt and stir on a slow fire till the banana flower turns dark in color and is cooked ( 7-10 minutes)

5. Dish on to the banana flower boat and serve hot.




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