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Plantain Flower Vadai

Pavithra Vijay
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Plantain Flower Vadai RECIPE

It's a very healthy and tasty recipe which my mom prepares for us often. And even kids who are fussy eaters will like the vadai and enjoy

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Well cleaned and chopped plantain flowers - 1 cup
  2. Gram dal -1/2 cup
  3. Small onion - 1 cup( chopped)
  4. Ginger/garlic - a pinch ( chopped finely)
  5. Cinnamon - a small stick
  6. Sombu -1 tsp
  7. Green chilli - 2 nos
  8. Coriender leaves - a hand full
  9. Salt - As required
  10. Oil to fry - as required.


  1. Take a wide bowl and add cleaned and chopped plantain flowers Add chopped onion, chillies, ginger and garlic Add a pinch of cinnamon Add salt as required. Sprinkle some amount of coriander leaves chopped finely.
  2. Soak the gram dal for 1/2 hour and drain it with stainer
  3. Soak gram dal for 1/2 hour, add add sombu and cinnamon to the soaked gram dal
  4. Grind them as coarse paste, now add this paste to the vada mixture
  5. Now mix everything using your hand.
  6. Make a small ball from it and tap it to round shape using your palm with some oil
  7. Heat the frying pan with oil and put these prepared vada's one by one
  8. Fry till brown and crisp. Plantain Vadai are ready.

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Annam Shri
Annam Shri   Dec-19-2016

Nice one! Please share image as well

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