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green banana cutlets

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Cutlet is a healthy easy snack, can be prepared with potato, mixed vegetables and with dried beans as well. Here in this recipe, we have used balekayi or green or raw banana or plantain to make the cutlet.
The green banana cutlet is a delicious and nutritious snack made with plantains, providing a unique twist to the traditional cutlet. The combination of spices and herbs like cumin powder, turmeric, green chilies, grated mango, ginger, and garlic enhances the flavor profile, while the roasted rava or breadcrumbs gives it a crispy texture. These plantain cutlets are not only tasty but also packed with essential vitamins and minerals, making them a healthy snack option for any time of the day.
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Plantains, also known as green bananas, offer numerous health benefits. They are rich in Vitamin B6, which supports brain health and metabolism, and contain antioxidants and essential minerals that contribute to overall well-being. The soluble fibers in plantains help in maintaining regular bowel movements and promote digestive health.
For more information about this green banana please read our blog article on Plantains
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  1. Wash and cut the plantain edges, then pressure cook the bananas on medium heat. Turn off the heat after 2 whistles.
  2. Add all ingredients listed above (except rava) and mix well.
  3. Take a tablespoon or the desired amount of the balekayi mix and shape it into cutlets as shown in the video. Prepare a few and keep them ready.
  4. To make the Balekayi cutlet:
  5. Heat a tava on medium-low heat and add some oil.
  6. Dip the prepared cutlets in the rava and toast them on both sides on the tava until they turn golden brown. Add more oil as needed.
  7. Once the cutlets are golden brown, remove them and serve hot with ketchup or green chaat chutney.
  8. For the next batch, add more oil and repeat the same procedure to make more cutlets. You can make around 15 small cutlets.