Almost all the parts of banana tree has wonderful uses and the banana flower is no exception.
Banana flowers have wonderful medicinal properties and we should include it as often as we can in our diet. It is starchy and bitter in taste. But, it’s rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and can reduce the pains.
Health Benefits of Banana Flower
The banana flower will help you:
- Strengthen the uterus
- Reduce hypertension
- Treat anemia
- Relieve constipation
- Improve the function of the kidneys
- Treat ulcer
- Regulate the menstrual cycle
- Help you in the case of diabetes and when breastfeeding
How to prepare it:
-Add two tablespoons of oil, and some mustard seeds in a pan, and let them sputter.
-Add sliced onions and green chilies, fry them, and add the banana flowers.
-Add turmeric, curry leaves, salt, coriander, and hing, and some water. Cover with a lid and leave it a while.
-Finally, add some crushed coconut and stir well.
That is all, and the banana flower is ready to eat!