My experiments and experiences with cooking vegetarian food

Sunday 28 October 2018

Kelfulachi Kadhi / Banana flower kadhi

kelfulachi kadhi


Name Quantity
Kelful / Banana flower 1
Hirvi mirchi / Hari mirch / Green chilli 2
Miri / Kali mirch / Black pepper 4
Jeera / Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon
Khobra / Grated coconut 1 bowl
Ambat taak / khatti chanch / Sour buttermilk 1 bowl
Tel / cooking oil 2 teaspoon
Rai /mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon


This recipe takes about 30 minutes of preparation time and serves up to 2 to 3 persons.

Steps to make Kelfulachi kadhi

  • Peel banana flower till it becomes white in colour

banana flowerpeeling layers

  • Cut it in to half

half cut

  • Make a slit and remove the white part

slit flowerwhite flowerseparated flower

  • Cook the white part in pressure cooker and take one whistle, after this the colour of flower will change in to black.
  • Grind chilli, coconut, black pepper, boiled banana flower and cumin seeds in to fine paste by adding 1/4 glass of water

grinded mixture

  • Heat a pot add cooking oil and mustard seeds


  • When it start to sputter add above paste and let it come one boil

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  • Turn off the flame and let it cool completely
  • Add salt and buttermilk and stir well


The kadhi is ready to be served with rice.

1 comment:

  1. mouthwatering..keep sharing such authentic goan dishesh...