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27 banana leaves recipes


Last Updated : Mar 02,2019




केले के पत्ते रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (banana leaves recipes in Hindi)
કેળના પાન રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (banana leaves recipes in Gujarati)

banana leaves recipes | 34 indian  banana leaves recipes |

banana leaves recipe collection. Indian banana leaves recipes. As the name suggests, these leaves are obtained from the Banana Plants. The leaves are bright to dark green in color and are really large and wide in shape. The leaf holds major significance in a lot of religious functions and pujas. Moreover they are also used as decoration, or as plates and bowls especially in the Southern India as they are considered to be pure. These leaves are widely used in many Asian countries for cooking, like Thai, Singaporean, Sri Lankan etc.

Banana leaves as a utensil

Rice and Curry in Banana LeavesRice and Curry in Banana Leaves

Since banana leaves are clean, chemical free and edible, they are used in cooking. Food can be grilled, steamed and deep fried in them, all you have to do is wrap the food in them. Even the Gujaratis use banana leaves for cooking. Panki, a traditional Gujarati Rice flour snack, is made by two methods combined. The savory rice batter is spread between the leaves and then the leaves are kept over a hot pan till the panki is cooked. Panki can have many variations like corn panki or green peas panki.

Quick Rice PankiQuick Rice Panki

The advantage of cooking in banana leaves is that it packs all the flavor in the food without letting any of it get out. That is why a lot of rice dishes are cooked in it to pack in the flavor. Rice and Curry in Banana Leaf is a unique recipe where a tangy creamy curry is steamed together with rice to get an irresistible combination. Moreover, because of the size of these leaves, they are used as plates to eat rasam rice or even dosa!

If you want to know more about the Uses of Banana Leaves, then you can check out our article on that.

Enjoy our banana leaves recipe collection. Indian banana leaves recipes collection below.

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Rice and Curry in Banana Leaves, Banana Leaf Rice
Recipe# 7557
21 Nov 07

 by Tarla Dalal
This is a unique dish, wherein rice and curry are packed in a warm banana leaf, which lends the dish a special fragrance. The rice is cooked with caraway seeds to make it all the more aromatic, while the combination of cream, tomato puree and a masala paste makes the curry a tangy, creamy and ....
Corn Panki
Recipe# 55
30 Jul 15

 by Tarla Dalal
A unique batter of grated sweet corn, besan and rava is used to make this delicious and satiating Corn Panki. Without onion, garlic or any overwhelming spices, this dish is very soothing to the palate. Yet, it has a very irresistible flavour, thanks to coriander, green chillies, and the homely aroma ....
Moong Dal Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33280
16 May 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal panki,this easily digestible snack is sure to please your stomach, without any after-effects! remember to remove the skin of the dal for a better texture and taste. Also, you could increase the amount of besan if the batter is too thin.
Corn Panki ( Healthy Breakfast Recipe)
Recipe# 4662
11 Sep 14

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Corn and semolina pancakes cooked between circles of banana leaves. Accompanied with a tall glass of milkshake, this truly is a healthy breakfast.
Damni Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33276
16 May 10

 
by Tarla Dalal
Damni dhokla, a nutritious recipe that combines dals and parboiled rice, this might take you a little time to prepare, but it is totally worth the effort. The dals are washed, soaked, dried and ground, making this an authentic though slow procedure. You will also find readymade flour in stores, in c ....
Green Peas Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33281
16 May 10

 by Tarla Dalal
Green pea panki is a popular Gujarati snack made of a rice flour batter that is cooked between 2 banana leaves. Green peas added to the panki batter make it look more appealing and enhance its fibre value. Serve these steamed hot pankis with green chutney.
Quick Rice Panki
Recipe# 2879
15 Jun 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Quick Rice Panki steamed in between banana leaves is a favourite Gujarati snack. Urad dal flour helps to bind the panki batter and make very thin pankis. Serve the pankis hot from the tava and let your guests peel off the banana leaves and enjoy the steaming hot pankis with spicy green chutney.
Malpua Rabri Sizzler
Recipe# 4843
16 May 12

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A mithai lover's delight! Sumptuous malpuas filled with seasonal fruits and topped with creamy rabri that's made in a jiffy. You can substitute the seasonal fruits with any one fruit of your choice like mango, strawberries etc. Feel free to serve this dessert without the
Panki ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4885
20 Aug 10

 
by Tarla Dalal
Small rice pancakes steamed in-between banana leaves makes a great snack. The microwave version of the panki uses less oil compared to the conventional cooking method.
Green Pea Pankis
Recipe# 3556
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Panki is a popular Gujarati snack made of a rice flour batter that is cooked between 2 banana leaves. Green peas added to the panki batter make it look more appealing and enhance its fibre value. Serve these steamed hot pankis with the spicy Mint and Coriander Chutney.
Babycorn and Mushroom Curry Rice
Recipe# 457
26 Nov 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
Long grains of rice interspersed with colourful and chunky veggies, and lusciously flavoured with coconut milk and red curry paste. The ultimate touch to the Baby Corn and Mushroom Curry Rice is the addition of lemon rind and basil leaves, whose aroma is indelibly locked in by cooking the rice wrapp ....
Rice Panki ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 555
23 Nov 14

 
by Tarla Dalal
Panki is made by cooking a batter between banana leaves. While pankis made with rice flour batter are the most common, other varieties are prevalent, and you’re welcome to try your own too! it is worth noting that the presentation of the panki with the banana leaf adds a great deal of aroma as well ....
Corn Panki ( Saatvik Recipe)
Recipe# 1508
23 Sep 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
Corn panki is a popular Gujarati snack made of a corn and rawa mixture that is cooked between two banana leaves – pankis lure the diner with the innate aroma of fresh leaves which get incorporated into the pankis when they are cooked. In fact, pankis get their name because they are made in a paan (l ....
Grilled Curry Rice
Recipe# 4864
16 May 12

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An aromatic rice preparation steamed in a banana leaf. This is a perfect meal to go with all the great starters that you make on your barbeque.
Sanwa Panki ( Faraali Recipe)
Recipe# 32544
09 Feb 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This unique panki recipe gets its delicate flavour after being cooked between banana leaves. Green chutney is a great combo for this delectable dish.
Green Peas Panki
Recipe# 34453
22 Feb 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Were you thinking that traditional foods can be made only with kadhais and tavas? pankis can be made quite swiftly in the Microwave too. Here is how! but, ensure you spread the batter very thinly for fine results.
Chola Dal Panki
Recipe# 33005
02 Mar 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Chola Dal Panki, this popular Gujarati snack has been tweaked by using chola dal instead of rice flour to increase the protein, iron ....
Rice Panki ( Know Your Flours )
Recipe# 33141
16 May 08

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Rice panki, steam rice flour pancakes between banana leaves, and serve this farsaan to steal a gujarati’s heart! urad dal flour helps to bind the panki batter and make very thin pankis. Serve the pankis hot from the griddle, with spicy green chutney and butter.
Steamed Curry Rice
Recipe# 4762
20 Sep 14

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The fragrance of basil, tartness of lemon and soothing coconut milk flavors all go into to making this recipe a super success. Infused with Thai flavors, the rice is mixed with red Thai curry ingredients and cooked first, before being sealed inside a banana leaf and steamed once again. Delicious!
Rice Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33279
16 May 10

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Rice panki, all things traditional have a charm of their own. This extremely popular, traditional recipe, tastes yummy when served steaming hot. This can be made in many ways – without garlic, with more leafy vegetables etc. Feel free to exercise your will and choose what you like the best. The styl ....
Ela Ada Recipe, Sweet Rice Pancake
Recipe# 42242
18 Dec 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Ela Ada is a traditional sweet delicacy from Kerala, made by steaming stuffed rice flour pancakes wrapped in a banana leaf. Here, we have shown the Ela Ada with a coconut and jaggery stuffing. On special occasions, it may also be made with a stuffing of sweetened jackfruit pulp. Ela means le ....
Moong Sprouts Panki
Recipe# 40916
21 Jun 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Panki is an all-time favourite traditional Gujarati snack, which can be thought of as thin and tasty pancakes cooked between banana leaves to get a unique, rustic aroma. This innovative panki recipe is a zero-oil variant, made with a batter of sprouted moong, oa ....
Corn and Coriander Panki
Recipe# 38791
23 Sep 13

 
by Tarla Dalal
A wonderful snack to make when corn is in season. While the coriander and green chillies pep up the panki, the innate flavour is heightened by cooking it wrapped in banana leaves. Serve fresh and hot.
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