11/12/2019 9:30:34 PM

Banana Flower - blossom and bud

What are the health benefits of Banana Flower - blossom and bud?

Good for fibre for your gut and heart and it may arrest the development of diabetes.

Also known as banana blossom or banana heart, it has traditionally been used in South East Asian and Indian cuisine and now is the latest fruit to be used as a meat alternative, here in the UK. 

The data for this has been taken from the ASEAN food composition tables.

Cooking tips

Banana flower can also be eaten raw , but its chunky, flaky texture makes it an ideal substitute for fish.

Cooking method

Cooking Method:

Portion size:
100 g

The RDA/RI's below are based on an average adult and the portion size set above