Vazhaipoo Thoran | Banana flower stir fry2015-05-14
- Yield: 1
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 15m
- Cook Time: 10m
- Ready In: 10m
Vazhaipoo Thoran | Banana flower coconut stir fry
Healthy and tasty Vazhaipoo thoran with grated coconut.
Banana flower / vazhapoo thoran is a traditional dish of South India. In our home, we used to make this fry once a week. It is a very healthy and crunchy side dish for rice. We can make this fry in many ways.
You can find another style of banana flower fry recipe here. Banana Flower fry / Vazhapoo thoran
Banana flowers(vazhapoo) are rich in dietary fibers, proteins, unsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, and flavonoids (Flavonoids were referred to as Vitamin P) .
<h3>Nutritional Information in 1/4 cup of banana flower</h3>
Total Carbs 23g
Dietary Fiber 3g
Vitamin C 15%
Some medicinal information about banana flower / vazhapoo are given below.
Oral intake of banana flowers for 30 days may significantly reduce the blood sugar levels and increase the total hemoglobin level It is important to talk to a doctor to determine the dosage that is right for you.
Banana flowers possess antioxidant properties and thereby stabilize the free radicals formed as a result of various metabolic processes in the body.
Consuming one cooked banana flower with one cup of curd or yogurt is one of the most efficient way of treating excessive bleeding during menstruation. The cooked banana flower and curd combination increases the level of progesterone in the body and thereby reduces bleeding.
How to make banana flower stir fry
1 no of Vazhaipoo/banana flower
1 cup of Grated Coconut
1/2 no of chopped onion
2 no of garlic
4 no of Green chilli
Salt to taste
1/2 spn. of Mustard seeds
3 springs of Curry leaves
1 spn. of Oil
Clean and finely chop vazhappoo.
Crush grated coconut with onion,garlic and green chilli.
Mix vazhapoo with crushed coconut mix and salt with hands.Keep aside for 5 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan.
Splutter mustard seeds.
Add vazhappoo mix and stir well.
Cover lid of the pan and cook for 5 min in low flame.