Vazhakoombu/Plantain Flower Thoran


1 Plantain Flower
1/2 cup green gram
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 tsp mustard
1/2 tsp minced onion
1 or 2 red chillies
1 tbsp oil

to be ground coarsely :- 1 cup grated coconut, 3 green chillies , 1 clove garlic,
1/2 small onion


cut the flower and the inner white cone as fine as possible.

cook the green gram dal till soft and keep aside.

Add the cut flower to the oil and add the ground paste and cook covered till the vegetable is tender (4 minutes) mix well. Now add the green gram and mix well.

Now take the rest of the oil and season with mustard, red chillies and minced onion.
Once the onion is fried add the plantain flower mixture to this and cook for
3 minutes and remove from heat.

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