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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Sweet Plantain Cutlets (Ethakka Cutlet)

                    This is really a very easy sweet dish...i wanted to make 'unnakaya', but there was not enough banana with me...With 1 big banana(ethakka),,i could make 4 cutlets...& we were 2..more than enough...This is a very interesting & easy sweet for Ramadan..


1.Ripe plantain(ethakka)-2
2.Coconut(grated)-4 tbsp
3.Cashew Nuts(chopped finely)-15
4.Raisins/ Kismis(chopped finely)-15
5.Sugar-2 tsp
6.Ghee-1 1/2 tsp
7.Milk-4-5 tbsn
8.Bread crumbs-1 cup

Plantain Preparation

~Boil the plantain along with the skin in water until they become soft enough to be smashed...Their skin would be broken, when cooked.
~Once soft,off the flame & drain the excess water & let it cool.
~When cooled remove its skin & smash them into a thick paste.

Sweet Mix Preparation

~Heat 1 tsp ghee in a saucepan.
~Add coconut & saute for 3 mins(stir in between).
~Now add chopped cashew nuts & kismis n cook for 3 mins.
~Add sugar & mix well.
~Add the smashed plantain & mix well.
~Add the rest ghee & cook for 1min..It becomes a halwa state ..

Cutlet Preparation

~Make lemon size balls with the sweet mix n press them in the center to make the shape of a cutlet.
~Take milk in bowl.
~Spread bread crumbs into a plate.
~Dip the cutlets into milk & then roll over bread crumbs & coat them & keep aside separately.
~Repeat this process for all the cutlets.
~Freeze these for atleast 1 hr.
~Now you can deep fry these sweet cutlets...

Linking to : Pari's Show me your Dessert 

Linking to : Soumya's Taste of the Tropics - Coconut & Mireille's Page

Linking to : Sayantani's JCO-celebrate; Monsoon of India & Jagruthi's Page

Linking to : Nayana's Celebrate Navratri/Diwali & Jagruthi's Page

1 comment:

  1. Oh that looks so lovely.. Thanks for linking so many nice recipes to my event!! Please add the link to Mireille's page also!!


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