Ingredients

1 cup of chopped banana blossoms (1 tin)

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 banana shallot, minced

100g coconut cream

150g all purpose flour

2 large eggs, slightly beaten

2 tsp Garlic Chilli Paste

salt and pepper, taste

cooking oil, for frying

How to

  • Place banana blossoms in a deep pan, cover with water and boil until tender. Drain and cool then squeeze out excess water. Chop. Set aside.

  • Heat a pan with some oil and shallow fry the minced garlic and shallots until fragrant. 

  • Add the chopped banana blossoms and fry for a further 2-4 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and place in a mixing bowl and slightly cool.

  • Add the coconut cream and mix thoroughly until well blended. Set aside.

  • In another mixing bowl, combine flour, eggs, garlic chilli paste, salt and pepper

  • Heat a deep pan with cooking oil.

  • Form balls with the banana blossom mixture.

  • Dip balls in batter and deep fry until golden brown.

Simple yet delicious dish that is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Banana Blossom Balls

2-4 servings

45 mins

Starter/Main

Vegetable

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