3-4 raw bananas
3-4 chopped green chillies
1 onion chopped fine
1 tblsp.ginger- garlic paste
1 tsp.chilli powder/pepper powder
1/4 tsp.amchur powder(dried mango powder) or 2 tsp. lime juice
1/2 tsp.garam masala powder(optional)
2-3 bread slices
few sprigs of spring onions finely cut
salt to taste
Boil bananas till tender and mash well.Soak the bread slices in water or little milk for 2-3 minutes.Squeeze dry,and bind well with the rest of the ingredients.Form into balls,flatten it and shallow fry till golden brown.Serve with any chutney.
Variations:Omit the breadcrumbs,make the balls as per recipe ,fry and make banana kofta curry. or korma.
Tip: The peels of the raw banana can be soaked in salt water for a few minutes,washed ,cut fine and made into another dish with coconut or dried sprats,with extra dash of chillie powder..
Health Peek:The peel is believed to have sources of rich potassium ,and soluble and insoluble fiber which aids digestion too.