JAGGERY RAW BANANA VARATTI

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RAW BANANA

Ingredients:

Raw Banana                  -        5 to 6 ( 1 kg)

Turmeric Powder          -        1/4 tsp

Jaggery,grated               -        300 gms

Rice powder                  -        2 to 3 tbsp

Cardamom powder         -        3/4 to 1 tsp

Cumin seeds                 -        1 tsp

Dry ginger powder          -        2 tsp

Coconut oil ,for frying  -        as required

Water                           -        as required

Method:

Peel and soak plantain in water mixed with turmeric powder for about 5 minutes.

Drain well and cut each one vertically into half.


Slice the halved plantains into 1/4 " thick pieces.

Heat oil in a pan .When the oil turns really hot ,carefully add the sliced plantain( in batches) and reduce the flame to medium-low.Stir the pieces gently so that they do not stick to each other.Cook until it turns crisp and golden brown

Drain and keep aside.Allow this to cool completely.

Heat grated jaggery along with few tbsp of water .(Strain this to remove impurities ,if any.)Cook the jaggery mixture over medium low flame until it reaches single thread consistency.

To check this,take a drop of the jaggery syrup between your thumb and index finger and pull gently,if a single thread is formed the jaggery syrup is ready.

 

Now add the chips and mix well.

Switch off the stove and add the rice flour,cardamom powder,cumin powder and dry ginger powder.Stir well.

Stir this continuously until the jaggery syrup solidifies

and each pieces are separated.

 Now to ready jaggery raw banana varatti. 

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