September 26, 2013

BANANA FLOWER CUTLET

Ingredients

Banana flower 1
Onion 2
Potatoes 3
Ginger 1 inch piece
Green chilly 2
Pepper powder 2 tsp
Curry leaves few
Coriander leaves few chopped
Garam masala 1 tsp
Salt as required
Maida/ cornflour 1cup
Bread crumbs 1 cup
Oil for frying

Method


  • Remove the outer layers from the banana flower. Wash well and chop finely.
  • Add a pinch of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder to the finely chopped banana flower and cook well. 
  • Boil and peel potatoes. Mash them. 
  • Heat little oil and saute onion. When it is transparent, add chopped green chillies , ginger and curry leaves fry it for few seconds till the smell of ginger comes out. 
  • Then add coriander leaves. Stir. Add garam masala, pepper powder , salt , cooked banana flower in to this . Stir well. Add mashed potatoes too. Let it cool . 
  • Take little from this and make cutlets in the desired shapes. 
   


  • Beat maida/cornflour in a separate dish. Dip the cutlets in the maida/ cornflour  paste, one by one, and coat well with breadcrumbs. Deep fry in hot oil. Drain excess oil on clean kitchen napkins.