It's only in Chennai ....

.....that I have seen 'coconut flower' being sold by dozens on road side.


Considering my roots are from the 'land of coconuts' this one is a definite delicacy for me ;-). What makes it all the more special is the fact that my chances of tasting it before was purely based on luck !!!!

Linking this to AtoZchallenge - C is for 'coconut flower'


22 comments:

  1. Oh wow...In the part I grew up, coconut flowers were associated with intense good luck - I wonder how they taste!:)

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    1. err diff q to ans on how it tastes :-)

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    1. for once clicked by urs truly :)

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  3. Tempting isn't it !!
    I love the naariyal too and khopra
    Do u know naturals ice cream . It's my fav . Fresh fruit flavored ones
    Not sure about chennai . We get them in hyd
    Nariyal flavor is a big hit
    You should try it ;)

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    1. hey its there in blore too n this flavour is my fav :)

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  4. Naariyal paani is so refreshing. But I had never heard of coconut flower. Learned something today. Simple but very effective picture.

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  5. Am reading about a Coconut flower for the first time!

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    1. Is quite a common sight in homes tht use coconut often....

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  6. I love coconuts in any form, but I have never heard of the flower being sold or consumed. Would love to know more about it.

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    1. Even for a southie like me, this being sold was a uncommon sight

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  7. Coconut flower is very tasty! :D Yes, only in Chennai!

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  8. I am a big fan of that, its been ages I ate that ..

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  9. Not sure if my comment published, what I said is I am a big fan of it and its been ages I ate it.

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  10. Isn't that germinated coconut? It is edible and I love it. Coconut flowers are those that we use for decoration for auspicious occasions. The flowers turn to coconuts. But this turns into coconut sapling.

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    1. ho is tht how its called! I jus did a loose translation from whats called in mal\tamil :-P

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  11. I have known that they are auspicious. But, they are sold....first time I have heard. Nice shot.

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    1. t being sold was a surprise for me too!

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