Crunchy Raw Banana Cutlets


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Forget the stereotyped potato cutlets; try these crunchy raw banana cutlets instead! you will be floored by its elegant flavour and crunchy texture. It is amazing how a selection of simple everyday jain-friendly ingredients and an even simpler method of preparation can result in such a brilliant snack. Just take care to crush the peanuts to the right texture – it should be slightly fine so as to coat the cutlets well, but it should also retain the crunchiness.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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4 raw bananas , boiled and mashed
1 tsp chopped green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
oil for cooking
roasted and peanuts for coating

To Serve
green chutney

  1. Mix all the ingredients well, except the oil. Divide into 4 equal portions.
  2. Shape each portion between the palms of your hands to make round cutlets.
  3. Roll in roasted, crushed peanuts and cook on a tava (griddle) using oil as required.
  4. Serve hot with green chutney.

  1. Crush the peanuts finely for a better coating.

RECIPE SOURCE : Jain Desi KhanaBuy this cookbook
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