February 13, 2018

Agathi Poo Poriyal/Humming Bird Tree/August Tree Flower Fry

Agathi keerai is known to have rich iron content. We prepare agathi keerai porial regularly in South India. Agathi poo  also have rich iron content. Don’t miss preparing agathi poo poriyal if you get agathi poo by any chance.

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Recipe Cuisine : South Indian | Recipe Category: Fry / Poriyal
Preparation Time: 10 mins  | Cooking Time: 15 mins

Agathi Poo
1 packet
To Temper:
2 tsp
Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp
Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu
2 tsp
Cumin Seeds
½ tsp
Curry Leaves
½ spring
Red Chilli
Chopped Onion
¼ cup
As required

1. Wash the flower and drain the water from the flowers.
2. Remove the stem from the flowers and keep it aside.
3. Now chop the flowers into small pieces.
4. Heat the oil in pan, add mustard seeds and wait for popping.
5. Then add the channa dal and cumin seeds. Sauté them for few seconds.  
6. Then add the broken red chilli and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds.
7. Now add the chopped onion and sauté till the onion becomes translucent.
8. Add the chopped flowers and fry for few seconds. Then sprinkle little water and close the lid of the pan. After 2 mins, add salt and mix them well. Cook till the flowers become tender.
    Serve this fry with sambar,  rasam and curd rice.

1. Adjust the chilli level according to your taste.
2. You can use green chilli instead of red chilli.


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