May 8, 2018

Banana Flower & Tomato Chutney / Chutney Recipe - 94 / #100chutneys

My today's chutney recipe is using a healthy ingredients Banana flower, Tomato and Walnuts. Banana flower which is called Vazhai poo in Tamil have lots of amazing health benefits. Banana flower reduces menstrual bleeding, manages diabetes and anaemia, reduces anxiety and helps nursing mothers by boosting the supply of milk. Banana flowers are sautéed along with other ingredients and made into a fine paste is further enhanced by mustard seeds and urad dal thalimpu. This delicious chutney goes well with Idly or Dosa. Adjust the quantity of red chilli according to taste bud.

Ingredients :

1 Tbsp Oil 
2 Tbsp Chana dal
1/2 Cup Banana flower, finely chopped
2 Tomatoes, chopped 
2 - 3 Dry red chillies
5 Walnuts
Salt to taste 

For Tadka :

1 Tsp oil 
1/2 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Urad dal 
A pinch of Hing powder 

Method :

Heat oil in a pan and add chana dal.

Fry and add dry red chillies followed by banana flower, tomatoes and walnuts.

Saute and cook well.

Cool and grind into a fine paste by adding salt and water.

Transfer it to a bowl and keep aside.

For tadka, heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.

Once it starts spluttering, add urad dal followed by hing powder.

Fry and add it to the prepared chutney.


Serving Options :

Serve with Idly or Dosa. 

1 comment:

  1. One great way to eating banana flower :) If you make as a thogayal it's easy to eat :)