Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Banana kofta curry

Hello friends! I m back after a long break. I truely missed all of you and my blogging world. But this time I have come back with lots of new, more delicious and innovative recipes which I am going to share with you. The first one among this "Raw Banana kofta curry". As we all are aware of the nutritional fact of raw banana as a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Potassium and Manganese, and specially Vitamin B6 and Iron. But we hardly know any delicious dish made of Raw banana. This is a pure vegeterian dish mainly for those veggies who doesnt eat Onion and garlic also.

3 nos. Raw Banana
2 Large potato
2 tsp corn flour
1 tbsp. Ginger paste
2 chilis crushed
2 whole red chilis
1 tsp. roasted fennel seed(sauf/Mouri).
1 tsp. paanch phoron(whole Cumin, mustard, fennal seed, black cumin, fenugreek)
2 Bay leaves.
2 tsp. Turmeric powder
1 tsp.Coriander powder
2 tsp. Red chili powder
1tsp. Cumin powder
2 tsp Garam masala powder
Salt as per taste
2 tsp.sugar
1 tsp ghee


1. Cut each bananas and one Potato into halves and Boil them in a pressure cooker. Peel them off and mash together to get a soft and smooth dough.
2. To the mashed banana and potato add 2 tsp corn flour, turmeric powder , red chili powder, garam masala, roasted fennel seeds, salt and 1 tsp sugar. Mix thoroughly and make small balls from them. Now Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan and deep fry them until become golden brown in color.
3. Cut one potato lengthwise to make long pieces. Fry them in oil until becomes soft. take it out and keep them aside.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaves and red chilis. Now add paanch phoron and after few second put ginger paste and crushed green chili. Fry the mixture for sometime.
5.In a bowl mix cumin powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder together with little water in order to get a paste. Now add the masala paste to the pan and fry again until the oil gets separated from it. Add Salt and sugar as per taste . Now add fried potato pieces. and mix them for a couple of minute. Add 3 cups of water and garam masala.

6.Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook for 6 to 8 minutes. Now add Banana koftas and immediately remove from fire and pour in a serving bowl. Add 1 tsp of ghee.

Serve hot with plain steamed rice


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