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Plantain Stem Kebabs

Saras Viswam
15 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Plantain Stem Kebabs 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 haemoglobin levels. It helps to reduce weight and controls blood pressure.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Fusion
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Finely chopped plantain stem - 1 cup
  2. onion (finely chopped) - 2 nos
  3. garlic flakes - 5 nos (optional)
  4. ginger - 1/2 inch
  5. chilli powder - ½ tsp
  6. Garam masala - ½ tsp
  7. coriander powder - 1 tsp
  8. turmeric - a pinch
  9. Gram flour - 1 tbsp
  10. cornflour - 1 tsp
  11. coriander leaves - a handful
  12. oil - for shallow frying cutlets
  13. salt -to taste
  14. peanuts - a handful


  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.

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