Banana florets/Vazhaipoo,

Valaipoo Poriyal / Vazhaipoo Poriyal

10:02 PM Chandra Karthikeyan 1 Comments


  • Banana flower/Valaipoo - 1
  • Buttermilk - 1 cup
  • Cooked channa dal - 4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - little
  • Sambar or chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 1
  • Salt as required
  • Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Olive oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tsp
  • Apply oil on your hands before working on the valaipoo.
  • Remove the petal and separate florets.

  • Remove those items shown in the pic from all the florets. Yeah it is a tiresome job!
  • After cleaning florets,chop it in to small piece. Immerse valaipoo in buttermilk, keep this aside for at least 2 hours.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, and chopped onion. Saute this for one minute, drain buttermilk and add valaipoo, then add sambar powder, turmeric powder, and salt.  Add 1/2 cup water and let the valaipoo cook.
  • When the cooking is half done, add channa dal, cook until all the water dries off, finally add coconut before removing from heat.

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