Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal

Though it consumes time it is tasty and as well healthy dish.

Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal

Though it consumes time it is tasty and as well healthy dish.

Category : Vegetarian, Others

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 16 Nov 2013

Rating: 4
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 1

For the benefit of those who are not aware of how to do the cleaning of the banana florets I’m including those steps as well.

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Step 2 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 2

Under the each layer of the marron cover of the banana flower there will be bunch of florets. Leave out the first few layers since it will too hard and the taste would be good

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Step 3 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 3

This is how the florets looks like

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Step 4 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 4

Except the stamens and the stem remove the rest

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Step 5 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 5

Chop them finely. In a vessel add water to it, ½ ts of turmeric powder and salt as needed and cook

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Step 6 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 6

Strain the water and keep it aside

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Step 7 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 7

Take the drumstick leaves alone, wash well and strain water and keep it aside

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Step 8 Drumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal Recipe

Step 8

Chop onion, chilli cut in lengthwise and curry leaves

Step 9

Heat oil in kadai and add the mustard and wait till spurts

Step 10

Add the onion, chilli and curry leaves and fry for about a minute

Step 11

Add the drumstick leaves

Step 12

Toss till occasionally and cook. Do not add water. Though strained the water sticking in the leaves are enough for it to cook.

Step 13

When the leaves are cooked well add the cooked florets

Step 14

Mix well and toss it for 5 minutes. Then add the grated coconut(optional)

Step 15

Cook again for about 3 to 5 minutes.

Step 16

For those who like the raw taste of the coconut can just toss once or twice after adding the coconut and remove from flame

Step 17

Serve with the rice, this makes a good dish. Or can be mixed with rice and eaten as main dish

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