I learnt this recipe from my grandmother. Banana flower is considered to have many medicinal properties.

What you need

Banana flower, cleaned and chopped - 1 cup

Roasted gram flour -1/2 cup

Rice flour -1 tbsp

Garam masala powder -1/2 tsp

Chilli powder -1/2 tsp

Salt - as required

Oil - to fry

Cooking instructions

Cook the banana flowers and hand grind it to make a fine paste.

The paste should be thick.

To this paste add the gram flour, rice flour, garam masala, chilli powder, salt and make small round balls.

Fry and serve hot with coconut chutney.

Bhavani Krishnaswamy is a dentist and home maker. She loves to make different dishes specially for her four-year-old daughter. Her other interests are reading, gardening, and embroidery.