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Sauteed Bananas, Kerala Style

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  Cooking banana 8 , semi ripe
  Sesame seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, broiled and crushed
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, broiled
  Green chillies 4 , finely chopped
  Coconut 1⁄2 Small, freshly grated
  Tomato 1 Large, skinned and seeded
  Baby onions 8
  Curry leave sprig 2
  Dried red chilies 2 , cut into 2 pieces
  Green cardamoms 2 , crushed
  Salt To Taste

• Peel the bananas and mash them well with a potato masher. Add 1 1/2 cups of water and cook till tender.
• Place a thick bottomed pan on the fire. Add 1/2 cup pure ghee and place it on a medium flame. Put in the curry leaves, the red and green chillies, the baby onions, the broiled coriander and cumin seeds. Lower the flame and add the grated coconut, onions and the cardamoms and stir gently for 4 to 5 minutes. When the masala has been well mixed and the onions and coconut have softened, add the pulped bananas. Stir and allow to simmer for 7 minutes without scorching the pan.
• Serve with puris or rice.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1693 Calories from Fat 620

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.8%

Saturated Fat 60.5 g302.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 495.3 mg20.6%

Total Carbohydrates 271 g90.4%

Dietary Fiber 52.8 g211.2%

Sugars 138.7 g

Protein 24 g48.4%

Vitamin A 137.5% Vitamin C 435.6%

Calcium 21.1% Iron 68.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sauteed Bananas, Kerala Style Recipe