Plantain Stem Kababs | How to make Plantain Stem Kababs

By Saras Viswam  |  20th May 2016  |  
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About Plantain Stem Kababs Recipe

Plantain stem kabab is a delicious starter, a healthy and tasty snack. We use plantain stems to prepare fry or stew. For a change I have tried kababs with this. Came out very well. It is rich in fibre, potassium, and also helps to increase the hemoglobin levels. It helps to reduce weight and controls blood pressure.

Plantain Stem Kababs is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Plantain Stem Kababs has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Saras Viswam is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Plantain Stem Kababs recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Plantain Stem Kababs is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Plantain Stem Kababs is perfect to serve 6 people. Plantain Stem Kababs is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Plantain Stem Kababs. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Plantain Stem Kababs by commenting on this page below!

Plantain Stem Kababs

Ingredients to make Plantain Stem Kababs

  • Finely chopped plantain stem - 1 cup
  • onion (finely chopped) - 2 nos
  • garlic flakes - 5 nos (optional)
  • ginger - 1/2 inch
  • chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric - a pinch
  • gram flour - 1 tbsp
  • cornflour - 1 tsp
  • coriander leaves - a handful
  • oil - for shallow frying cutlets
  • salt - to taste
  • peanuts - a handful

How to make Plantain Stem Kababs

  1. Dry roast the peanuts on a pan. Allow to cool down. Crush them coarsely.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the onions, ginger and garlic. Fry till onions becomes translucent.
  3. Add the chopped plantain stem along with turmeric powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and chilli powder.
  4. Cover the pan with a lid and cook till plantain stems becomes soft.
  5. Allow the mixture to cool and give whip or two in a mixie.
  6. Transfer to a mixing bowl and add the besan, cornflour and chopped coriander leaves.
  7. Mix well and shape into a flattened disc or any other shape as you wish.
  8. Roll it gently over the crushed peanuts.
  9. Heat a non-stick tawa and drizzle the oil on it. Place the flattened discs on the tawa and cook on both sides till golden brown colour.
  10. Plantain stem kababs are ready to serve.
  11. Serve hot with tomato sauce or any other accompaniments.

My Tip:

Instead of bread crumbs i have rolled the kebabs in roasted and coarsely powdered peanuts.

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