Banana`s are steamed and stuffed with coconut mixture

Unnakai | Pachakam


Banana`s are steamed and stuffed with coconut mixture

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

By Sunitha Fernandez

Published On: 30 Aug 2011

Rating: 3
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10 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

For preparing unnakai, steam the banana`s till soft with the skin.

Step 2

When it is slightly cool, peel the skin out and mash it with your hands. Remove the center black portion.

Step 3

In a pan heat ghee and sautT coconut slightly.

Step 4

Add sugar and mix well. Remove it from the flame and sprinkle cardamom powder. Keep it aside.

Step 5

Make small balls out of mashed banana`s and keep it aside.

Step 6

Grease your hands with a little oil.

Step 7

Place a ball of banana mixture in your palms and with your fingers flatten it.

Step 8

Fill in the coconut mixture in between, close and roll in oval long shape. Keep it aside.

Step 9

Repeat the process with the remaining banana mixture.

Step 10

Heat oil in a deep frying pan and fry this unnakai`s on medium heat till brown in colour.

Step 11

Unnakai is ready. Serve hot with hot tea.

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