A banana plant is a tropical paradise. Every part of the banana plant has found a use in tropical cuisine.Seems like, the banana to eat and cook with, the leaf as a wrap or an eating plate , the edible stem and even, the inflorescence. Today, lets pick up the banana blossom/ flower to put to good use.
Banana blossom is an ingredient in many Asian cuisine cultures. In Indonesian cuisine as a part of salads, in Thai as a salad or added to pad thai. Many cooked preparations in Philippines banana blossom is an active ingredient. Indian cuisine sees it as vadais, fritters, gravy or dry fry, predominantly to the south of India.
There is an interesting story of a superhero who derived his super power from the banana blossom too. This will make an interesting read for kids as it may be fairly an exotic introduce to many of them.
Banana Blossom and its benefits
Banana blossom/ flower is a specialty vegetable in many countries. But, if you live in banana growing countries you should easily be able to procure this. The banana is useful to vegetarians as a good source of iron and fiber. As a result of the ethanolic content, the ability to resist bacterial infections in them is scientifically proven . Seems like, in alternate medicine it is being used for many menstrual problems. Anti cancer properties of the flower is researched upon immensely.
In the current preparation lets clean the banana florets. Toss them in a masala of roasted coconut and spices to create an aromatic warm salad. Scroll down to obtain the step by step Printable format of the recipe. Most noteworthy, Save it direct on your favorable platforms for a quick use.
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