Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Vallaipoo/ plantain flower subzi


 This was the recipe which i saw from mrs.revathi shanmugam’s cookery show. It is a optional recipe for those who don’t take plantain flower as whole. Plantain flower is good for our health especially to uterus in women. It also cures many menstrual problems.
Requirements :
Plantain flower   - ½ cup
Cinnamon       -   2” piece
Cloves         -  2
Redgram dhal      - ½ cup
Blackgram  dhal       - ½ cup
Greengram dhal– ½ cup
Bengalgram dhal-1/2 cup
 Dry chilly       -  5-6
Aniseed      - ½ tsp
 For gravy :
   Onion      - 2
Chilly powder – 2 tbs
Coriander powder – 2 tbs
Garam masala     -   ½ tsp
Ginger      - 2 “ piece
Garlic      - 4-5 cloves


Method   :
·       Grind the soaked dhals along with dry chilly ,aniseeds and salt . in the batter add cut plantain flowers , onion ,grated coconut and coriander leaves.
·       To make pakoras , make the batter in to small rounds and deep fry in oil.
·       Heat oil in kadai , add the grounded paste and sauté for few minutes till oil separates.
·       Add a cup of water and allow to boil.
·       Before serving , add the pakoras and garnish with coriander leaves.

      Serve with roti / dosa.



2 comments:

THANK YOU FOR YOUR VALUABLE COMMENT.