Mangalore Buns

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Total Time:
5 hours 30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - maida/all-purpose flour
  • 1 - ripe banana, medium sized
  • 1 to 2 tbsp - curd/yogurt
  • 4 to 5 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tsp - jeera seeds
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp - baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • oil for deep frying

How to Make Mangalore Buns

  • Mash the banana thoroughly with your hands.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients, except oil, and make a dough. The dough should be like chapatti dough consistency.
  • Cover and set aside for 4-5 hours.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan on low-medium heat.
  • Make ping pong sized balls of the dough and pat them in between your palms to make pooris. You can also use a rolling pin.
  • Drop the pooris in oil and deep fry on both sides until they turn brown.
  • Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney/sambar.
  • Recipe and Image courtesy: Ramya