Unnakaya | How to make Unnakaya

By Fathima kalana Cheerakkott  |  26th Jul 2017  |  
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About Unnakaya Recipe

Traditional malabar snack stuffed with sweetened coconut cashews and raisins

Unnakaya is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Fathima kalana Cheerakkott teaches how to make Unnakaya step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Unnakaya in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Unnakaya at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Unnakaya takes 60 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Unnakaya is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Unnakaya is a good option for you. The flavour of Unnakaya is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Unnakaya and impress your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Unnakaya

  • banana (ripen but not over) 500gm
  • coconut 1 cup
  • sugar 2 tablespoon
  • Cardomon 5-6 crushed
  • cashews chopped 1 tablespoon
  • raisins 2 teaspoon
  • ghee 2 teaspoon
  • oil for frying

How to make Unnakaya

  1. Cut the banana to small pieces boil it. Peel off the skin and smash the banana and keep it aside
  2. To a pan heat ghee add raisins cashews and cardomon stirr fry
  3. Add coconut and sugar to the mix and stir fry . Allow the mixture to cool
  4. Apply ghee on both palms. Divide the mashed bananans into balls of even size
  5. Press well the banana balls into round shape with your hands . Add the coconut mix to the centre . Seal well the edges and make a cylindrical shape with your hands.
  6. Make all the banana balls to unnakaya by the same method. Make sure u have sealed the edges.
  7. Deep fry all unnakayas till it changes the color into brown.

My Tip:

Banana should not be over ripen.

Reviews for Unnakaya (1)

Astha Gulatia year ago

Thanx for sharing this recipe...

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