VegetarianVegetarian OthersDrumstick Leaves And Banana Flower Poriyal by Lakshmi RamNair November 16, 2013 written by Lakshmi RamNair November 16, 2013 Though it consumes time it is tasty and as well healthy dish. Print Recipe Votes: 1 Rating: 4 You: Rate this recipe! Cuisine Kerala Prep Time 30 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial IngredientsBanana flower - 1Drumstick leaves(as needed) -Onion - 1Chilli - 2Curry leaves(as needed) -Oil(as needed) -Mustard as needed -Turmeric powder - ½ tsSalt as needed - Cuisine Kerala Prep Time 30 minutes Servings people MetricUS Imperial IngredientsBanana flower - 1Drumstick leaves(as needed) -Onion - 1Chilli - 2Curry leaves(as needed) -Oil(as needed) -Mustard as needed -Turmeric powder - ½ tsSalt as needed - Votes: 1 Rating: 4 You: Rate this recipe! Instructions 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. 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 This is how the florets looks like Except the stamens and the stem remove the rest Chop them finely. In a vessel add water to it, ½ ts of turmeric powder and salt as needed and cook Strain the water and keep it aside Take the drumstick leaves alone, wash well and strain water and keep it aside Chop onion, chilli cut in lengthwise and curry leaves Heat oil in kadai and add the mustard and wait till spurts Add the onion, chilli and curry leaves and fry for about a minute Add the drumstick leaves Toss till occasionally and cook. Do not add water. Though strained the water sticking in the leaves are enough for it to cook. When the leaves are cooked well add the cooked florets Mix well and toss it for 5 minutes. Then add the grated coconut(optional) Cook again for about 3 to 5 minutes. For those who like the raw taste of the coconut can just toss once or twice after adding the coconut and remove from flame Serve with the rice, this makes a good dish. Or can be mixed with rice and eaten as main dish Share this Recipe DiabeticEasyHealthy-LivingSidedishStep-by-step-Photos 0 comment 0FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail Lakshmi RamNairRelated Posts Mushroom Fry Kerala Sambar Easy Mushroom Masala Easy Kerala Appam – Traditional Green Peas Curry – Kerala Style Kadala Curry Kerala StyleLeave a Comment Cancel ReplyRemember my details in this browser for the next time to post comment.