Thursday, December 12, 2013

Unnakai - Stuffed Plantain Fry

I think no one needs any introduction of this sweet,soft and crunchy snack.It is a very common and popular snack in Kerala. Before it was a malabar speciality only...But nowadays it is available and very famous in every part of  Kerala. Very easy to make and the taste is really awesome!!!!!!!!

Ingredients :
  1. Semi ripe banana : 3   
  2. Grated Coconut : 1/2 cup
  3. Cashew nuts(Chopped) : 2 tbsps
  4. Raisins : 1.5 tbsp
  5. Sugar : 2 tbsp
  6. Ghee : 1 tbsp
  7. Oil for deep frying 

 Method :
  • Heat ghee in a pn
  • Roast the cashew nuts and when it turn brown add raisns also.
  • Now add the grated coconut and saute for a couple of minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and transfer the mix into a plate,mix sugar in it.
  • Stem cook the bananas till it is soft.
  • Peel the outer skin and remove the black seeds by running a knife through it.
  • Grind into smooth paste without adding any water.
  • Make a lemon size ball out of the dough (ground banana) and flatten inside our palm.
  • Fill them with the sweet coconut filling and close it gently
  • Make into a shape as shown in the pic.
  • Heat oil in a pan (medium flame)and fry thee unnakkas till become golden brown colour.
  • Drain and serve