Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Steamed Banana Blossom Dumplings / Vazhaipoo Paruppu Urundai

Recently i saw a cookery show and the dieticien who prepared this dumplings showed us how to enjoy healthy foods without oil also at the same time she told that this dumplings are healthy snacks to enjoy simply with either chutneys or with ketchup, i loved the way she prepared this dumplings and immediately i tried out with some leftover banana blossom chunks after making usili with them..This dumplings are truly healthy and i loved it simply..Prefect snacks completely guilt free and even my little ones enjoyed them for their snacks..I didnt prepared the same method as the dieticien went for, i did these dumplings as i always goes for making usual paruppu urundais..Even i prepared a gravy with this dumplings and i'll posting them soon..

Steam cooked vazhaipoo balls

2cups Banana blossom (chopped finely and soaked in buttermilk)
1cup Channa dal (soaked)
1no Onion (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
1tsp Fennel seeds
1tsp Ginger (chopped)
2nos Garlic (crushed)
Salt


Soak the channa dal in water for atleast 2hours, meanwhile steam cook the chopped banana blossom with salt (without adding water) or u can sauté them in a pan with few drops of oil...wash thoroughly the channa dal and grind the soaked channa dal with fennel seeds,salt  into coarse paste, add the chopped onion pieces,chopped green chilly pieces,crushed garlic, ginger pieces, curry leaves, steam cooked banana blossom pieces and  mix everything well with ur fingers, take a small portion and roll them as small lemon sized balls, continue making the dumplings until the grounded batter get finished, meanwhile heat a cup of water in pressure cooker n place the lemon sized channadal balls over a plate and steam cook as we do for idlies upto 10 minutes..

Keep aside n let them cool..Serve with spicy chutneys or ketchup..

38 comments:

Paaka Shaale said... Reply To This Comment

Hey thats again a very nice and interesting recipe. Loved it!!!

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

Steaming is really the best option, I'll wait for your gravy preparation too.

Sushma Mallya said... Reply To This Comment

Nice,different and seems delicious...

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

yum recipe !

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

Yumm Yummm...I want a few pls!!! :D

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, naan marupadium vanthutten.hmm..vazhaippo paruppu urundai nalla seithurukeenga vazhaipoo usili kooda paarthen nalla irunthathu enaku romba pidicha recipe but inga poo kidaikirathillai. Looks perfect n delicious, Priya.

indianspicemagic said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy light snack.Healthy as steam cooked.

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, very nice n delicious vazhaipoo urundai..rombha naal aaiduchu vazhaipoo vadai , usili ellam saaptu.

SathyaSridhar said... Reply To This Comment

Priya, very nice n delicious vazhaipoo urundai..rombha naal aaiduchu vazhaipoo vadai , usili ellam saaptu.

Jaisy James said... Reply To This Comment

healthy and yummy recipe

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

The dumplings look really tempting and appetizing! They're a very great snack!

Rekha shoban said... Reply To This Comment

very interesting one!

Madhura Manoj said... Reply To This Comment

sounds interesting & yummy.


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Pia said... Reply To This Comment

Nice recipe !!! Yummy

divya said... Reply To This Comment

looks yummy...

Simply Life said... Reply To This Comment

oh I love this- i wish I could eat one right now!

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

New recipe to me Priya. Looks Excellent.Have made patties with the combo but this is very new.

Madhu said... Reply To This Comment

what a unique way! Loved this way.

Kairali sisters said... Reply To This Comment

Very new dish, looks awesome priya..

Shama Nagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

that's a nice healthy recipe

Mrs.Menagasathia said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n different recipe looks delicious....

Happy Cook said... Reply To This Comment

Sometimes i think why there was no blogs when i was a teenager then i could have made all these food as all these ingridients were easily available. Mum used to make always a thoran with the flowers which we loved it, i am sure if i knew about this recipe i would have tried then :-)

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

awesome recipe dear. never thought it could be prepared like this.
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Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

steamed Bannana blossom dumplings looks delicious.

Nisha said... Reply To This Comment

I just loved your recipe , it has a traditional touch.

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

great recipe..steaming definitely makes it more healthy and tasty..waiting for the gravy recipe:)


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Satrupa said... Reply To This Comment

luv the recipe ......

Cheers n Happy Cooking,
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Suma Rowjee said... Reply To This Comment

wow!! What a delicious and healthy way to snack!! A dieter's delight here Priya.

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

very new dish for me ..looks superb

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Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

That is a good healthy dish Priya...nice

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

Wow loved the steamed dumplings, healthy and delicious !

Jay said... Reply To This Comment

So lovely...I love this recipe Priya..

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Yummy Team said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and healthy snack..Nice recipe!!

Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

yet again new recipe, interesting!

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

new and interesting..

Priya (elaichii) said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy combo!! =)

sonu said... Reply To This Comment

this is sounding very healthy and interesting..

Anju Rathore said... Reply To This Comment

this definitely looks healthy.I have never used banana blossoms in my cooking,think I should give this a try.