Plantain Flower Vadai-Valappu Vadai

Plantain vadaiValappu vadai

valappu – 1flower (banana varieties which are used as fruits i.e rasthali,puvan ,robustum have tastier flowers)
chana dal – 1 cup
green chillies – 4-5
onion – 3 big
fennel seeds (saunf) – 1-11/2 tbsp

cumin seeds-1/2 tsp

curry leaves

chopped ginger-2tsp
corn flour (or) rice flour – 2 tbsp


refined oil For the frying vadas

  1. First clean the florets.soak the chana dal For the 3 hrs.
  2. Banana flowers have many rows of florets within one another (remove the stamen from the florets).
  3. Boil the florets with turmeric and salt water.
  4. When they are fully cooked and soft, Filter it and keep it aside.
  5. After it cools For the 10 min grind it with half of chana dal fennel seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and ginger flakes.
  6. Now add rice flour,chana dal, hing, salt, chopped onion, coriander leaves and salt.
  7. Heat oil in a pan.
  8. Make it into small vadas and deep fry in oil.
  9. Serve hot with meals or as tiffin.

Note :
Valappu is good For the uterus disorders.