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About the Product- The Banana Flower, also known as a Banana Heart, is the blossom of the banana plant. It is deep purple in colour and has a slightly bitter taste. The inner leaves can start darkening when exposed to air.
Recipe- Banana flower saute
First, clean the banana florets.Add salt, turmeric, sambar powder to about 2 cups of water (sufficient water to cook the florets) and bring to a boil. Add the chopped banana florets into the boiling water and cook until the florets are 90% done. Drain the water and keep the cooked florets aside. Now heat a pan with oil, add the mustard. Once it splutters, add the other items under "To temper" in the given order. Once the urad dal turn golden brown in color, add the onion and garlic. Saute until the onion turns translucent. Add the cooked banana florets to the pan and saute until they are dry. Since they are already cooked, it should not take more than a few minutes. Finally, add the grated coconut and toss for a couple of minutes until everything combines well. Transfer to a serving bowl and enjoy hot.
Tip: Rub some oil onto your hands to prevent them from getting stained while peeling and cutting the banana flower. Or wear gloves.
Storage- To retain freshness and flavor, wrap it in a plastic and store it in a refrigerator.