Cooking with Flowers

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Flowers are perfect for just about any occasion.  A bunch of pretty little flowers at the center of your dining table sure brightens things up. What if I told you that you can use these gorgeous flowers to add flavour, texture and beauty to your food? Try these simple recipes using flowers which are easily available around you. Try making Bengali Banana Chop, Jasmine Rice, Rose Kheer Dessert fabulous recipes that take just 30 minutes of your time! 


Menu: How to make Bengali Banana Chop recipe?

How to make Jasmine Rice recipe?

How to make Rose Kheer Dessert Recipe? 


Shopping list

1 medium banana flower

1 small packet of poppy seeds

1 small bottle of vinegar

500 grams of basmati rice

20-25 jasmine flowers

1 yellow capsicum

1 red capsicum

1 bunch of spring onions

1 packet of cream

3-4 rose petals

1 bottle of rose syrup


For faster preparation

Process the banana flower and the other vegetables. Keep the mixture ready for the chops. Cook the rice partially with flowers and set aside. Prepare the kheer and set aside in glasses for chilling


How to go about it

Deep fry the chops and serve. Then toss the rice. Garnish the kheer and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.