• Banana Flower Salad Recipe

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    Banana Flower is the purplish-red flowers growing at the end of the long banana stem. It is rich in a variety of vitamins. If you want to experience eating it, try this recipe.

    This crunchy salad is made with banana flower and is tossed in tamarind and roasted peanuts. The dish is loaded with vitamins and the sweet and sour taste of jaggery and lemon. Canola oil makes a great addition with its light texture and neutral taste.  

    Number of Portions – 3

    Preparation Time – 15 minutes

    Cooking Time – 0 minutes


    • 250 gms purple banana flower shredded (filaments removed)
    • 100 gms jaggery
    • 2 lemons
    • 2 Tbsp canola oil
    • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame
    • 50 g toasted peanuts
    • 1 Tbsp green chillies chopped
    • 50 g mint leaves
    • ¼ tsp salt

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    1.       Thinly slice the banana flower. Set aside in bowl. In another bowl, mix jaggery, lemon juice and canola oil.

    2.       Sprinkle toasted sesame, peanuts, chopped green chilli, mint leaves and salt on the banana flower.

    3.       Pour in dressing and mix well. Serve immediately.

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