Chettinad special Vazhaippoo Vadai, Mouth watering Banana flower and dal patties deep fried in oil has wonderful taste
Mouth watering Banana flower and dal patties deep fried in oil has wonderful taste. Banana flower has innumerable health benefits too.
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This is authentic Chettinad recipe it takes long time and effort to clean flowers but tastes great. As this is little laborious and time-consuming job, In the flower nerve part has to be discarded and to be minced or cut to very small pieces and squeeze out excess water. If you are patient enough to do all these, then a good dish is on the cards.
Banana Flower(vazhai poo) – 1 1/2 cup(Chopped squeeze and remove the juice from flower)
Toor dal – 1/2 cup
channa dal one tbsp soak and keep aside
Red chilli – 4
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Onion-1 big size finely chopped
Curry leaves 1 chopped
Salt – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
To Make Vazhaipoo Vadai: