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Banana flower stir fry with coconut

Susmita Mitra
60 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Banana flower stir fry with coconut RECIPE

My maa, chhoto pishi used to prepare many tasty Bengali foods for me & now I am trying them one by one. So here is a recipe which I found in ranaghat, at chhoto pishi's home, Mochar Ghonto Narkel diye (Banana flowers stir fry with Coconut). I loved that & asked her recipe. So here it is!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Banana Flower 1
  2. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  3. Ginger paste 1 tsp
  4. Bay leaf 2
  5. Whole cumin seeds 1 tsp
  6. Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  7. Grated coconut 1/2 cup
  8. Mustard oil 3tbs
  9. Salt and sugar to taste


  1. Once the flowers have been cleaned, chop them into small size. Boil this with little salt till almost cooked. Remove water and keep flowers aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds and bay leaves, and once the seeds start to splutter, add the boiled mocha. Add turmeric powder and salt, cover the pan with a lid, and allow it to cook for 10 minutes on a slow flame; gently cook it by tossing and turning it several times.
  3. Add ginger & cumin paste and mix them well. Also add a spoon of sugar to taste.
  4. Add the grated coconut when all the ingredients are soft and the water has dried out
  5.  Finally, add the garam masala mix & this is ready to serve.

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Astha Gulati
Astha Gulati   Nov-09-2017

Woww..I will surely try this.

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