Banana Flower Fritters

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1/2 cup - banana flower chopped
  • 1 cup - channa dal
  • 2 - green chilli
  • 1 tsp - fennel seeds
  • 2 - whole dried red chilli
  • 1/2 - onion, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, for deep frying

How to Make Banana Flower Fritters

  • Soak the channa dal in water for 1 hour; grind it along with cumin, fennel and dried red chilli.
  • Add the chopped banana flower, chopped chillies, curry leaves, onion and salt to the dal mixture, and mix well.
  • Take small lemon size balls, flatten it and deep fry them in hot oil. The oil should be hot enough when you drop a small portion it should come up immediately. Cook the fritters on both sides until golden brown in colour.
  • Serve as a snack with chutney or serve with rice and sambar.
  • Recipe courtesy: Taste of Pearl City