Stir Fry Chicken And Banana Flower is an easy peasy recipe that can be prepare in just few minutes, a fuss free recipe with just few basic ingredients, only cleaning part is a little laborious and time taking. Once it is cleaned, the cooking part is easy and simple. It serves as a great and healthy side dish.

Banana flower is used widely in Naga cuisine too apart from other states of India. Cleaning the banana blossom is a little laborious part. Cleaning each of the florets is a task in itself. But once it is cleaned, cooking it is very simple. We cook various dishes out of it like different varieties of chutney, curries, add them in stews, stir fry, cook with meat dishes etc etc.

Check out the some of the Chicken Recipes from my blog, I hope you like them.

Banana flower has got a very exotic taste. It is a healthy vegetable. It is rich in Vitamin A and C, protein, fiber, calcium, phosphorus, iron, copper, potassium and magnesium. It also has got lots of medicinal properties like blood purification, cures menstrual disorders, constipation, stomach ulcers etc.

So lets move on to the recipe. Please do try out this healthy recipe and let me know in the comments below how it turned out for you.

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  • Preparation time : 15-20 mins
  • Cooking time : 20 mins
  • Serves : 3

Ingredients :

  • 300 gms Chicken
  • 2 cups banana flower chopped
  • 3 tbsps Oil
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Onion sliced
  • 2 Green chillies slit
  • 1 tbsp crushed ginger garlic
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander powder
  • ½ tsp Pepper powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilly powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Few Coriander leaves chopped for garnish (optional)

Method :

  • Wash and clean the chicken. Cut them into bite sized.
  • Clean and wash the banana flower. Roughly chop them and soak in water for few minutes.
  • Drain the water nicely just before cooking them. You can finely chopped them also as per your preference.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the Bay leaf, cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add the onion, crushed ginger garlic, green chillies and saute for about 2 mins.
  • Add the masala powders, Salt as per taste and saute for a min.
  • Add the chicken peices and stir fry them on high heat stirring it frequently for 5-10 mins.
  • Add the chopped banana flower, mix well and stir fry on high heat for about 5 mins.
  • Cover the pan with lid and cook on low heat stirring it occasionally for about 5-7 mins or till the chicken and banana flower is well cooked.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves if using and take off the heat.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy cooking!

❤ Akum

About Akum Raj Jamir

Hello Everyone.. I am Akum Raj Jamir. I am a Naga Lady born and bought up from Nagaland. Married to a Tamilian and settled in Chennai now.  I worked in hotel industry for 3 years and later I shifted to corporate sector and worked in US based MNC companies. In January 2014 I was blessed with a baby boy and that it when I decided to quit my job and give me full time for him as well as the home. Now I am a homemaker ☺.  I started cooking at the very small age. We sisters used to help mom in the kitchen and followed the foot step of my mom and that's how I developed my cooking skills. A foodie by nature and a passionate cook, loves everything about food. Cooking is my passion. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and try to bring the best in whatever I cook. I cook with all my heart and soul and this love is evident in the dishes I cook.  I believe in sharing a lot thus whatever I cook I share with fellow friends and my fan followings. So this space is all about food from my kitchen for foodies like me. Explore the recipes ☺

16 thoughts on “Stir fry chicken with banana flower/ How to make chicken with banana blossom/ Chicken with banana flower fry

  1. Sounds and looks lovely but I think, sadly, the chances of me finding banana flowers in France are zero!

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