banana blossom Archive

  • Banana blossom or mocha (in Bengali an East Indian language) holds a special stature in Bengali cuisine, and consider as very adventurous and gastronomically exciting. I was never a huge fan of banana blossom or mocha as we love to call it in my growing up years though we had some banana plants in our backyard, but in recent years I developed a strong fascination for it. As I was gently removing the outer bracts to extract the inner flowers, […]

    mochar chop – banana blossom appetizer

    Banana blossom or mocha (in Bengali an East Indian language) holds a special stature in Bengali cuisine, and consider as very adventurous and gastronomically exciting. I was never a huge fan of banana blossom or mocha as we love to call it in my growing up years though we had some banana plants in our backyard, but in recent years I developed a strong fascination for it. As I was gently removing the outer bracts to extract the inner flowers, […]

  • …durga puja special recipe… mochar┬ápakora or banana blossom fritters Ingredients: Flower of Banana (or Mocha): One For the batter: All purpose flour: 1 tbsp Gram flour: 2 tbsp Salt : 1tsp Poppy seed paste: 2 tsp Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp Sugar to taste Oil for deep frying Method to Prepare: Mix all the ingredients need to prepare batter with little water, it should have a coating consistency. For this you need the innermost conical part […]

    mochar pakora – banana blossom fritters

    …durga puja special recipe… mochar┬ápakora or banana blossom fritters Ingredients: Flower of Banana (or Mocha): One For the batter: All purpose flour: 1 tbsp Gram flour: 2 tbsp Salt : 1tsp Poppy seed paste: 2 tsp Cumin powder: 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder: 1/2 tsp Sugar to taste Oil for deep frying Method to Prepare: Mix all the ingredients need to prepare batter with little water, it should have a coating consistency. For this you need the innermost conical part […]