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Kadali Bhanda (Banana flower) Dalma How To Make

Banana Flower
Preparation For : 3-4 Persons
Preparation Time :  45 Minuites (Approx)

INGREDIENTS

  • ·         Kadali Bhanda (Banana flower)- 1 Medium Size
  • ·         Aalu (Potato) – 2 Medium Size
  • ·         Baigana (Egg-plant/Brinjal) – 2 no.
  • ·         Bilati Baigana (Tomatoes)- 1 Medium size
  • ·         Piaja (Onion)- 2 Medium Size
  • ·         Teja Patra (Bay Leaf)- 2 no
  • ·         Luna (Salt) -To taste
  • ·         Bay leaf – 2
  • ·         Ada (Ginger) -1 inch
  • ·         Rasuna (Garlic) – 10 cloves
  • ·         Harad Dali (Pigeon Pea, Arhar Dal) – 200 gm
  • ·         Haldi Powder (Turmeric Powder) – 1 tea spoon
  • ·         Lanka Gunda (Chili Powder) – 1 tbsp
  • ·         Jeera (Cumin)- 2 tbsp
  • ·         Dalchini, Gujurati Gunda (Cinnamon and Cardamom Powder) – 1tbsp
  • ·         Sorisa Tela (Mustard Oil) – 5 table spoon
  • ·         Coriander Leaves – A few stands finely chopped


How To Cook

  • To start with, peel off the outer layer of Banana Flower(Kadali Bhanda) and take out the layers.
  • Cut the banana flowers into halves, Eggplant (Baigana) and potato ( Aalu ) into small cubes.
  • Finely chop the onion (piaja ), ginger ( ada ) and peel of the garlic ( rasuna ) cloves. Make a fine paste of the finely chopped onion (piaja), ginger (ada), garlic ( rasuna ) and jeera ( cumin ).
  • Finely chop the tomatoes.
  • Wash the Arhar Dal (Harada dali) and Pressure cook the Dal, Potato (aalu) slices, Eggplant/brinjal (baigana), salt(luna) and turmeric powder(haldi) and keep it aside.
  • Fry Bhanda (Banana Flower) in a deep pan and drain out water from it. Heat oil in a deep pan and add bay leafs (teja patra), chopped onion (piaja).
  • Then add the finely chopped tomatoes (bilati baigana) to it and fry.
  • After 2 mins, add the paste made of finely chopped onion (piaja), ginger (ada), garlic ( rasuna ) and jeera ( cumin ). Fry a bit more.
  • Add Bhanda (boiled banana flower) to the paste and cook for some time.
  • Now add boiled Arhar Dal(harada dali), Potato(Aalu),eggplant(baigana)with Banana flower(bhanda) and cook for 5-7 mins.
  • Then sprinkle the garam masala and serve it.