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 in your recipes. Banana blossoms are rich in fiber that are helpful during digestion and can aid constipation, rich in potassium, antioxidants and other nutrients that our body will benefit. It’s also a good ingredient to recipes like curry, stewed, recipes with coconut milk, sautéed, fritters etc.

Note: Excessive consumption of food is not good to our health and can bring a negative result or bad effects in our body. 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!

Thank you for reading this post, and hope you like this simple recipe! If you have any comments or something to share regarding this topic, please don’t hesitate to leave it in the comment section…

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. Interesting, I have never heard of banana blossom!

    1. momsjourney says:

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

      1. Thanks, I will keep a look out for them.

      2. momsjourney says:

        Ok you’re welcome ☺️

  2. CarolCooks2 says:

    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 says:

      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 says:

        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 says:

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

  4. 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 says:

      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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