Banana flower speciality is its astringent taste. Vegetables with this taste are rare. An Astringent will play a vital role in producing and cleansing the blood. Especially this banana flower very helpfully for women during their menstrual cycle. It will avoid loss of blood. For men, it will helpful for increase masculinity. For kids, it is a gods boon. Though it requires little more effort to cleaning, it has lots of benefits. Consume at least once in a week if you have an option of getting this flower. Let's make Banana flower Vada.


Banana flower - 1
Chana dal/Split chick pea - 250 gm
Green chilli - 8
Dry red chilli -3 (I didn't use since my guests are American to avoid spice)
Fennel seeds - 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves - a handful
Chopped ginger - 2 inch
Oil for deep fry
Salt as required


Soak the chana dal for two hours.
Clean the banana flower and chop it. Below recipe link has the procedure to clean
Add chopped banana flower in a pan and cook for ¾.
In parallel, drain the water from soaked chana dal and grind coarse with green chilli, red chilli, fennel seeds, salt.
Now drain the water from the cooked banana flower. Add a handful of chopped coriander leaves, chopped ginger with it.

Add ground chana dal and mix it all together.
Heat oil in a pan. Once oil hot enough, deep fry carefully Vada's batch by batch.
Now vada is ready to serve. Try with coconut chutney.
Try at your home and post your comments and suggestions.