Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili | How to make Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili

By Hema Shakthi  |  15th Jul 2016  |  
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Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usiliby Hema Shakthi
  • Prep Time

    60

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    5

    People

28

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About Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili Recipe

This is a traditional recipe which my grandmother used to make regularly at home. Banana flower is a leafy maroon colored cone with cream colored florets layered inside. These florets should be cleaned well before they are cooked. The banana flower is rich in vitamins, flavonoids and proteins. The flower has been used in traditional medicine to treat bronchitis, constipation and ulcer problems.

Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Hema Shakthi is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili is 60 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili is perfect to serve 5 people. Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili by commenting on this page below!

Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili

Ingredients to make Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili

  • banana flower - 1 big
  • Toor dhal - 1 cup
  • Red Chillies - 5
  • salt - as needed
  • For Seasoning:
  • mustard - 1 Teaspoon
  • oil - 3 teaspoons
  • red chilly - 1

How to make Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili

  1. Soak toor dhal for 1 hour in water.
  2. In the mean time, clean the banana flower by removing stamens and chop it.
  3. Put the cut pieces in buttermilk so that it will not turn black.
  4. After 1 hour, grind the dal along with chilli and salt with less water.
  5. In a pressure cooker, apply oil and steam the ground dal paste for about 10 minutes.
  6. When cooled crumble and keep.
  7. When the dal is cooling down, steam the banana flower without adding water for 5 minutes.
  8. Take a pan and splutter mustard seeds in oil and the fry red chillies.
  9. Add the banana flower and salt and cook till water gets absorbed.
  10. Now add the crumbled dal and fry well and serve hot with rice.

Reviews for Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) Paruppu Usili (1)

Sujata Limbu2 years ago

I've always wanted to try this banana flowers, hmmm seems nice
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