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Unnakayi (Banana Rolls) Recipe

Unnakayi (Banana Rolls) is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Kid-Friendly Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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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):

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


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