Banana Flower Curry (Kehel Muwa Vanjanaya)

Banana Flower Curry

banana flower curry


I banana flower (remove the outer layers until the yellow part appears)
2 red onions (sliced)
3 green chillies (sliced)
4 sprigs of curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp curry powder
1/4 chilli powder
1 inch cinnamon stick
2 tbs olive oil
1/2 cup coconut milk

banana flower


  • Heat the oil, add onion, curry leaves, mustard, cinnamon and curry powders and mix well.
  • Then add the thinly sliced banana flower, mix and cover. Cook on a low flame for about 10 to 15 minutes. (Make sure not to slice the banana flower until just before you need it, or it will go black).
  • Add the coconut milk, simmer until all the gravy absorbs, check the seasoning.
  • Remove from the heat and serve with rice.

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