Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) | How to make Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry)

By Mitali Banerjee  |  6th May 2016  |  
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Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry)by Mitali Banerjee
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About Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) Recipe

An authentic Bengali cuisine dish served with steamed rice.

Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) by Mitali Banerjee is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) is a dish which comes from West Bengal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 6 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) takes 45 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) will be the best option for you. The flavor of Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry)

Ingredients to make Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry)

  • banana blossom 1
  • potato 2 medium sized
  • Black chickpeas 25 gms
  • Grated coconut 5 tablespoon
  • turmeric powder 1 teaspoon
  • salt 2 teaspoon
  • ginger 1"
  • Green chilli 4 pieces
  • ghee 2 teaspoon
  • cumin powder 2 teaspoon
  • sugar 1 teaspoon
  • Cooking oil 4 tablespoon
  • bay leaves 2 pieces
  • Whole garam masala- 3 green cardamon, 3 cloves, 1/2" cinnamon
  • jeera 1/2 teaspoon

How to make Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry)

  1. Soak the black chickpeas for 8-10 hours. Also make a smooth paste of ginger and green chillies.
  2. Separate the flowers from the outer leaves. Chop them finely, clean the flowers and wash them properly.
  3. Cut the potatoes into small cubes.
  4. Pressure cook the flowers and chickpeas till 3 whistles blow with little turmeric powder and salt. Then drain the water.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai. Add the bay leaves, jeera and the whole garam masalas. Stir it for a second.
  6. Now add the chopped potatoes and fry it in a low flame. Add the ginger and green chilli paste, turmeric powder, salt, sugar and a little water so that the masalas don't burn.
  7. Now add the boiled flowers and chickpeas into the kadai and cook in a low flame till the potatoes are cooked.
  8. Add the grated coconut and ghee. Mix them well and allow to cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Reviews for Mochar Ghonto (Banana Blossom Curry) (3)

arpita pal2 years ago


Debjani Sahu Banerjee2 years ago


Maanika Hoon2 years ago

wow a really authentic and nice dish :D