Friday, May 7, 2010
Banana Flower Fritters
Banana flower is good for mother feeding women. In Banana flower only the inside white part can be used without any stalks or stigma.After taking out the white part,chop it immediately and put it inside a bowl of buttermilk,so that the colour doesn't change.
Banana flower chopped-1/2 cup
Fennel seeds-1 tsp
Whole dried red chilli-2
Onion chopped finely-1/2 a onion
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Curry leaves-a few spring
Salt as required
Oil for deep frying
Soak the chana dhal in water for 1 hour,grind it along with cumin,fennel and dried red chilli.Add the chopped banana flower,chopped chillies,curry leaves,onion and salt to the dhal mixture,mix well.
Take small lemon size balls,flatten it and deep fry them in hot oil.The oil should be hot enough when you drop a small portion it should come up immediately.Cook the fritters on both sides until golden brown in colour.
Serve as a snack with chutney or serve with rice and sambar.