Plantain Flower Bud

24 May

Arati Puvvu Mogga


Plantain Flower 1
Red Chile Powder few pinches
Lemon 1
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Peel all the outer petals of the plantain flower.
Keep removing the petals until you can’t go any further.
What remains is a 2 – 3 inch diameter bud.
Soak the bud in water until needed.

Just before serving, chop the plantain flower bud into thin slices.
Squeeze few drops of lemon on each side of the slice.
Sprinkle red chile powder and salt.
Serve immediately.

Notes: Use the removed flowers to make either plantain flower dal or plantain fritters.

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