Banana Flower/ Vaazha Koombu -1
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
small onion 2
green chilly 1
Turmeric powder ? 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
Raw rice - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 ts
Red Chillies ? 2
Urad dal ½ tspCury leaves - 1 strand
curry leaves few
Oil -1-2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
1 .Peel the top layer 'petals' on the flower and Start chopping the vegetable into thin shreds from the narrow edge .
.Once the entire vegetable is chopped, rinse it in a bowl with turmeric and salt, and drain the water as much as possible and apply little oil and keep aside. (This is done in order that the vegetable does not oxidise and turn black immediately, and also to remove the sticky texture)
2.place together grated coconut, green chilly and small onion in a mixer bowl and run it once to make in to a coarse form.
3. Heat oil in a pan, add rice and mix well until golden brown, add mustard seeds,urad dal, red chilly and curry leaves.
4. Add chopped vegetable (vazha koompu), turmeric powder, red chilly powder and salt. Cover and cook on a medium flame.
5. Now add coconut mixture and cook un covered for 2minutes more ..
6. serve hot with rice.