Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) | How to make Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry)

By Koyeli S.  |  24th Mar 2017  |  
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About Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) Recipe

'Mocha Ghanto' is an authentic Bengali dish. It is too delicious.

Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry), a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Koyeli S.. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) recipe by Koyeli S.. Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry) can serve 5 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry).

Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry)

Ingredients to make Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry)

  • banana-flower or banana-blossom (medium size): 1
  • potato (large) (cut into small cubes.): 1
  • Green chili: 3
  • Grated coconut: 1/2 cup
  • ginger paste: ½ teaspoon
  • chickpea: 1/3 cup
  • turmeric Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Kashmiri Red Chili Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • cumin Powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala Powder: ½ teaspoon
  • bay leaf: 2
  • cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • mustard oil: 2 tablespoo
  • clarified butter (Ghee): 1 teaspoon
  • sugar:- to taste
  • salt: TO TASTE

How to make Mocha Ghanto (Banana-blossom Curry)

  1. Soak the chickpea overnight in water. Drain the water and keep it aside.
  2. Separate the flowers after peeling away the outer layer of banana blossom. Take out each flower from the inflorescence. You have to take out a hard stalk, blackish at the top, from each flower. Now chop the flowers finely.
  3. Soak the chopped flowers in water with salt and turmeric powder and keep aside. Drain the water after some times (minimum 1 hr).
  4. Heat oil to a deep pan. Add bay leaves and cumin seeds to temper. Now add the potato, salt, turmeric powder and fry till it becomes golden brown.
  5. Add ginger paste and fry for 1-2 min.
  6. Now, add Kashmiri Red Chili Powder, cumin powder and some of water and mix well. Cook for 2-3 min.
  7. Add chopped banana blossoms, soaked chickpea, green chilies, grated coconut, sugar in it and mix very well. Cook again for 3-4 min.
  8. Add some water, mix well and cover with a lid. cook in low flame till the potatoes are cooked.
  9. Add the ghee and garam masala Powder before the flame of. Cover again for 5 min.
  10. Garnish with grated coconut.

My Tip:

Its better to oil the hands before chopping banana blossom to avoid black spots in hand. To get rid of the Bitterness of Mocha or Banana-blossom, soak the chopped flowers in water with salt and turmeric powder over night.

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Suman Yadav2 years ago

lovely recipe

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