Baale hoo chutney recipe | How to make banana flower chutney | Bale moothi chutney | Poombe chutney

By Latha on June 2nd, 2017

baale hoovina chutney or banana flower chutney

Baale hoovina chutney or banana flower chutney is prepared using banana flower, coconut, red chilli and coriander seeds. Baale hoovina chutney or banana flower chutney recipe explained with step by step pictures. Baale hoovina chutney or banana flower chutney is a very tasty chutney goes very well with rice. You can find another banana flower palya or stir fry recipe on this website.

Banana flowers are having numerous health benefits. They serve as anti-depressants and helps in increasing the level of haemoglobin in the blood and there by cures Anaemia. Banana flowers contain tannins, acids, flavonoids and other antioxidants which helps to counteract free radicals and eliminates the oxidative damage which leads to cancer and heart disease. Banana flowers are very good for diabetics, eating banana flowers helps in reducing the blood sugar levels.

I have made a video on "how to chop banana flower", which I have embedded below. Please have a look into it.

Banana flowers are good for lactating mothers as it increases the breast milk supply. Banana flowers are high in antioxidants content that fight free radicals and prevent them from damaging the body cells. The ethanol in banana flowers inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria and helps to heal the wound naturally. Eating banana flowers daily can also help in preventing neural disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. Banana flowers helps in weight loss and reduces menstrual bleeding.

If you are looking for more chutney recipes then do check my doddapatre chutney, kadle-uddina bele chutney, spicy green chutney, urad dal chutney, watermelon-rind chutney, garlic chutney, coriander leaves chutney, ridgegourd peel chutney, brahmi chutney and radish chutney.

Mango chutney recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 5 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup chopped balle hoovu or banana flower
  2. 1/2 cup grated coconut
  3. 2 - 4 red chili
  4. 1 tsp coriander seeds
  5. Small marble sized tamarind
  6. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for tempering:

  1. 2 tsp cooking oil
  2. 1 red chili (optional)
  3. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  4. 2 tsp urad dal

Instructions for making banana flower chutney:

  1. Take fresh banana flower. Some banana flowers will be slightly bitter so discard 2 - 3 outer covers. The banana flowers from "nendra baale" or "elakki baale" are less bitter and tastes good.baale hoo or banana flower for chutney
  2. Next finely chop the banana flower. I have used only a cup of this. Remaining banana flower I used in banana stir fry recipe.chopped banana flower for baale hoo or banana flower chutney
  3. Take a small frying pan and prepare tempering using oil, red chili, mustard seeds and urad dal. We will be adding this while grinding.
  4. Next take all the ingredients as per measurement for grinding the chutney. Transfer all ingredients except tempering in to a mixie jar.ingredients for grinding baale hoo or banana flower chutney
  5. Grind until smooth paste using required water. At the end add the tempering and grind it again. Enjoy with hot steaming rice.grinding baale hoo or banana flower chutney

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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