Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Banana flower sabzi Kelyache bonachi baji

Ingredients
  • Chopped Banana Flower
  • Chana Dal 1/ 4 cup
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 red chillies
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • pinch of hing
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated coconut
  • 1/2 tsp tamrind paste or 1
  • Kokum
  • 1 tsp Jaggery or sugar (optional)
  • salt
Konkani Version




English Version


Method
  • Clean an chop banana flower.
  • Add turmeric and salt to water.
  • Keep chopped banana flower soaked in water for 5-6 hours to remove stickiness.
  • Soak Chana dal or black chana or moong dal for 4-5 hours.
  • After 5-6 hours squeeze water and collect chopped banana flower in a plate.
  • Take 1 tsp oil (coconut oil goes well with banana flower sabzi)
  • Add mustard seeds once they splutter add cumin seeds, Red chilies and pinch of hing.
  • Drain water from soaked chana dal and add.
  • Add chopped banana flower.
  • Add rest of the spices, red chilli powder, salt, turmeric, kokum and jaggery.
  • Add water enough to cover the vegetable and spices.
  • Cook on low medium heat.
  • When there is little bit of water left, add grated coconut and mix it.
  • Cook until all the water dries up.
  • You can serve this with rice or roti.

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