Like bananas, their sweet cousins, plantains are naturally fibrous and a good source of potassium.
From irresistible mochar chop (plantain flower cutlet), to kumro phul bhaaja (pumpkin flower fritters), to daab chingri (jumbo prawn in green coconut), mutton and a variety of lip-smacking traditional desserts like misti doi (sweet yoghurt) ...
The chip is such a success story of the modern world that attempts to reinvent it are constant. But can cassava, plantain or chickpeas really replace the mighty spud?
Did you know - The dietary experiments of Mahatma Gandhi reached a point wherein he stopped eating all spices and only consumed boiled or raw food?
Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chaturthi is being celebrated across the country with much fervour and enthusiasm. Here's a common folklore about his marriage with plantain(banana) trunk.
Kareena relished a traditional South Indian Sadya on a plantain leaf, and we cannot stop drooling.
The photo shows 22 food items from the land of Kerala on a plantain leaf.