Banana flower is a part of many cuisines in India and is used to make a variety of dishes. Here we have shared a healthy snack recipe with a banana flower. Here's how you can make it.
Before proceeding further, let us tell you that banana flower has many health benefits. It's consumption is recommended for period health/hormonal health. It has anti-diabetic and anti-ageing properties. It has a low glycemic index and a high content of dietary fibre and antioxidants, and help reduce cholesterol levels and protects the body from obesity.
2 cups – Besan (chickpea flour)
½ cup – Rice flour
2 tbsp- Ginger garlic paste
3-4 – Green chillies (as per taste)
1 tsp – Coriander and cumin powder
Salt as per taste
2 tbsp – Hot oil
Oil for shallow / deep frying
1- Onion (optional)
*Clean and cut the banana flower.
*Mix it with gram flour, rice flour, ginger garlic paste, green chillies, coriander and cumin powder, onion and salt and add water to prepare a mixture of the consistency of idli batter.
*Take a plate, grease it with oil, pour the mixture in it and cook in pressure cooker or steamer.
* Allow it to cool down.
*Cut it into circular or rectangular pieces.
* Shallow fry or deep fry the vadis.
*Garnish with fresh coconut.