Banana Cheese Roll

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A tea time snack.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 15 to 20 servings
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6 large raw bananas
1 1/2 cups boiled green peas
1 tsp lemon juice
4 tbsp cornflour
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 small sticks cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 tsp green chilli paste
2 tbsp grated processed cheese
salt to taste
broken vermicelli (sevaiyan) or bread crumbs
2 tbsp ghee
oil for frying

For The Dipping Batter
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)

  1. Boil the bananas with the skin until soft. Remove the skin and mash well. Add the lemon juice, cornflour and salt.

For the stuffing

  1. Heat the ghee in a frying pan. Fry the cumin seeds for a minute. Add the cinnamon and cloves. Add the peas, green chilli paste, salt and grated cheese. If you like, and add a little black salt.
  2. Cool the mixture until dry.

How to proceed

  1. Take a little banana dough, pat it lightly. Add the stuffing and seal the sides.
  2. Repeat with the remaining banana dough and stuffing.
  3. Mix the plain flour in the water and drop the stuffed bananas in it.
  4. Remove and roll in the vermicilli and deep fry until golden.
  5. Serve hot.

  1. You can substitute bananas with potatoes to make potato cheese roll.

RECIPE SOURCE : Saatvik KhanaBuy this cookbook
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 on 06 Dec 10 05:59 PM

I found the recipe kind of weird to tell you the truth...but I tried making it anyway and I am happy I did cuz its really, unexpectedly tasty! Its like a substitute for potato. Nice one.