Unnakayi (Banana Rolls)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Half ripe nendran banana - 2
  • Eggs - 2
  • Sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Raisins -1 tsp
  • Cashew nuts, chopped - 1 tbsp
  • Fresh grated coconut -1 tbsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder - 1 tsp

How to Make Unnakayi (Banana Rolls)

  • Cut the banana into two. Steam and remove the skin and the black seeds in the centre.
  • Grind the banana to smooth dough without adding any water.
  • Keep aside.
  • Mix the eggs with sugar.
  • Heat 2 tsp of ghee in a saucepan. Add the egg mixture and stir it well till it reaches scrambled egg consistency.
  • Add the cashew nuts, grated coconut and raisins.
  • Remove from the fire and add cardamom powder.
  • Oil your palms and take small balls of the ground banana. Flatten on your palm into a small puri.
  • Put 2 tsp of scrambled egg in it. Fold the edges and press lightly.
  • Now roll it with your hands, and shape it like rolls.
  • Heat oil and deep-fry to golden brown and remove and serve hot.