Sunday, September 11, 2016

Banana flower, carrot and moong sprout stir fry/Vazhapoo cherupayar mulapichathu thoran



Pictured:- rice, Banana flower moong sprout stir fry, Pachakaya ularthu,  Nadan sambaram/ Moru vellam

A healthy stir fry with banana flower, moong sprouts and carrot .

Ingredients

Banana flower, cleaned - 1 no
Moong sprout - 1 cup
Carrot, grated - 1 small
Grated coconut - 3/4 cup
Green chilli, chopped - 2 nos
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - a pinch
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Rice - 1 tsp
Dry red chillies - 1 no
Shallots, chopped - 2 tbsp
Curry leaves
Oil - 3 tsp
Salt to taste




Method


Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds, rice, curry leaves, red chillies, green chilli and shallots. When the shallots turn light brown in colour, add banana flower and salt. Close with a lid and cook. When the banana flowers are half cooked, add moong sprouts, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and cook. At last, add grated coconut and carrot. Stir fry for 1-2 minutes. Switch off the flame . Serves hot with rice sambar, moru kachiyathu. 









11 comments:

  1. I have never eaten banana flowers before but it looks interesting!

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  2. Like Nancy, I too have never eaten banana flowers before. Wish I could try some of yours :-))

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  3. My favourite. Make before but cleaning the flower, ahhh! quite a thing. This is a hunger throne version.

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  4. banana flower is one of my favorite..

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  5. yummy..but never tried with sprouts..will try soon

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  6. this is very healthy yet tasty too.

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  7. Adipoli thoran, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning and featuring on this week's hop.

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  8. I did not realise that you could eat banana flowers - what an interesting dish! Thank you for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop.

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