Banana blossom adobo recipe

Banana blossom adobo

Have you tried eating banana blossom already? If you love eating banana fruit, you may also want to consider its banana blossom.

It can offer many recipe options to fit your taste buds. It has a unique taste, and it’s a good idea to include it in your recipes. Banana blossoms are rich in fiber which is helpful during digestion and can aid constipation and rich in potassium, antioxidants, and other nutrients that our body will benefit from. It’s also a good ingredient in recipes like curry, stewed, recipes with coconut milk, sautéed, fritters, etc.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good for our health and can bring negative results or bad effects on our bodies. Always eat the right kind and the right amount of food.


  • 1 large banana blossom
  • 5 cups of water (to boil the banana blossom)
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • 2 to 3 tbsp of cooking oil
  • 2 tsp seasoning mix
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Wash your hands before cooking and prepare your ingredients and materials.
  • Remove the hard stick-like or what they call the pistil and the oval shaped or the calyx inside each piece.
  • When you reach the softest portion, you can already slice it.
  • In a pot, pour 5 cups of water then bring to boil, let boil until slightly soften. Drain the banana blossom.
  • In a medium heat, sauté garlic and onion until browned.
  • Add the banana blossom, seasoning mix, pepper, soy sauce, vinegar, and water.
  • Cover for 5 minutes, after that remove the cover and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • That’s it! Serve and enjoy!

Here is a post compilation of easy recipes that you can prepare at home: Recipe ideas for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

12 thoughts on “Banana blossom adobo recipe

  1. The Dragon's Picnic

    Interesting, I have never heard of banana blossom!

    1. momsjourney

      Hello thanks for dropping by!…they are also called the banana flower, you can buy some of this at the market or supermarket.

      1. The Dragon's Picnic

        Thanks, I will keep a look out for them.

      2. momsjourney

        Ok you’re welcome ☺️

  2. CarolCooks2

    We call this is the banana flower the blossom is slightly different like little flowers…we eat it steamed with a spicy dip most of the time this recipe sounds like a nice easy way to stir fry the flower 🙂

    1. momsjourney

      Wow that’s also interesting! As I love also spicy sauce. I never tried to steam it and dip in a spicy sauce yet. Maybe it’s something I need to try😊, for us this is also known generally as banana flower or the banana heart. thanks!

      1. CarolCooks2

        Hi only if you want here is my post and image of a banana flower on our tree it also shows the tiny blossoms …

  3. momsjourney

    Hello, yap I checked it out already, what a lovely image of a banana plant!😊good you have it in your garden…

  4. rachelleherrera978

    I would like to try this recipe. I only used to boil banana blossom and dip it in fermented anchovy paste with calamansi juice.

    1. momsjourney

      Hi, thanks for dropping by! yes please try this recipe…
      hope it will satisfy your taste buds☺️
      I will also try your way of preparing it, (boiling and dipping in a sauce) it’s new to me, I never tried it yet…

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