Vazhaipoo Vadai (Banana Flower Vadai)

Though the Vazhaipoo Vadai is not a new recipe, it came into prominence in cookery demonstrations after it was mentioned in the Tamil film Kandukonden Kandukonden (which was based on Sense and Sensibility though that story did not feature Vazhaipoo Vadai). There are several versions of this recipe. My mother even had a version with ground coconut added along with cumin and garlic but I never relished it (maybe because the garlic made it very pungent). I experimented with most of them and arrived at the method below as it is very simple.

Vazhaipoo Vadai (Banana Flower Vadai)

Vazhaipoo Vadai (Banana Flower Vadai)

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