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Ek Bangalir Rannaghaur Theke(From a Bengali’s Kitchen)

Kach Kalar Kofta/ Raw Banana Curry

Posted by Sudeshna on April 13, 2009

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Too much of work pressure these few days, so just thought of posting this recipe without writing long sentences. Cook it and enjoy it.

Ingredients:

Raw Banana (Kacha kala): 2

Potato (Alu): 2

Onion (Peyaj): 1 medium size

Bay leaf (Tej pata): 2

Cumin seeds (Jeera): ½ teaspoon

Cumin powder (Jeera guro): ½ teaspoon

Chili powder (Sukhno lankar guro): ½ teaspoon

Ginger paste (Ada bata): 1 teaspoon

Turmeric powder (Halud guro): ½ teaspoon

Garam masala powder: 2 pinches

Clarified butter (Ghee): ½ teaspoon

Mustard oil (Sarser tel): 2 tablespoon

Green chili (Kacha lanka): 2, chopped into small pieces

Corn flour: 2 tablespoon

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Preparation:

  • Boil the raw banana and one potato with a pinch of salt
  • Chop the onion into small pieces
  • Peel off the bananas and the potato, and mash well with a pinch of salt and turmeric, green chilies, ½ teaspoon ginger paste and corn flour
  • Make small balls of one-inch diameter with the mashed mass
  • Heat oil in a wok and fry the banana balls till golden brown, keep aside

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  • Cut the potatoes into eight pieces and fry for 4 – 5 minutes, keep aside
  • Add the cumin seeds, bay leaves and sauté in the heated oil
  • Throw in the half fried potatoes, ginger paste, chili, cumin and turmeric powder; pour in one cup of water
  • Cook till the potatoes are cooked well
  • Drop in the fried balls, add the garam masala and clarified butter
  • Take out of flame after a minute

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8 Responses to “Kach Kalar Kofta/ Raw Banana Curry”

  1. Ramya said

    Perfect side I love the color bright things just lure me… yum yum!!!

  2. Havent heard about curries with ripe banana. Sounds tangy n yumm!

  3. sandeepa said

    Shubho Nabo Borsho Sudeshna

  4. SGD said

    Belated Shubho Naboborsho!

  5. SGD said

    There are some awards and a tag for you at my site http://cookadoodledo.blogspot.com/2009/04/award-tag.html

  6. Navita said

    lovely recipe….n m so glad to be back. 🙂

  7. Priyameena said

    Potato and Raw banana very nice combination…Looks yummy!!

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