Kala mocha ( Banana Flower) Recipe


  1. Kala mocha : 1
  2. Potato : 2 ( cut into small cube)
  3. Tomato : 1 small( chopped)
  4. Grated coconut : 2 table spoon
  5. Moong Dal : 2 table spoon
  6. Panch foron : 1 tea spoon
  7. Bay leaf : 1
  8. Dry chilli : 1
  9. Spice paste : ginger 1 inch , dry chilli 1, 1tea spoon cumin seeds, 1 tea spoon corriander seeds, 2 cardamom, 2 cloves , 1 inch cinnamon stick ( make paste with water)
  10. Whole garam masala : 1 cardamom , 2 cloves, 1″ cinnamon stick
  11. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  12. Red chilli powder : 1/2 tea spoon


  1. Take out the hard part and the small white part from each of the single flowers of the banana flower and then cut each flowers in a very small pieces . Then wash the pieces into turmeric water.
  2. Pressure cook the pieces with water and turmeric with 2 whistle.
  3. Strain all the water and shallow fry them in less oil in medium low flame and keep aside.
  4. Dry roast the moong dal , wash well and boil them for 5 mins. keep aside.
  5. Take a kadai , add mustard oil . Add panchforon , bay leaf , dry chilli and all whole garam masala. Add cubed potatotoes and fry for 1-2 minutes. Add the masala paste,chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder , salt and sugar.Now fry very well in low flame for some time .
  6. When the masala gets fried well , that time add fried banana flowers and mix well.
  7. Now add moong dal and mix well. Add water and let them boil with lid for at least 8-10 mins.
  8. Now add fresh grated coconut into it and also garam masala powder and mix well.
  9. From top add fresh corriander leaves .

This is a very special and super tasty recipe. It goes best with white rice. Enjoy with your loved ones and share your comments with me in comment box.

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