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Minted Banana Coconut Raita

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Ingredients
  Coconut 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), grated
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Black mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Ripe bananas 2 Medium, cut into 1/4 -inch dice
  Fresh lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Plain non fat yogurt 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Fresh mint leaves 7 Teaspoon, chopped
  Salt 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
2. In a medium-size bowl, toss bananas in lime juice.
3. Add yogurt, 2 tablespoons of the mint, and salt; fold with a rubber spatula to mix.

MAKING
4. In a small baking pan, spread coconut and bake for 2 -3 minutes until just golden brown; shake the pan once or twice to prevent the coconut from burning.
5. In a small nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-low heat.
6. Add mustard seeds, cover and cook for 2 minutes; shake the pan, until all the mustard seeds pop open.
7. Add the browned coconut and mix well.
8. Remove the skillet from the heat.
9. Add this mixture to the banana bowl and mix well.

FINALISING
10. Transfer the prepared banana to a serving bowl.
11. Sprinkle remaining mint on top.
12. Cover the bowl.
13. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours but no longer.

SERVING
14. Stir well and serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Salad
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Coconut
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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