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BANANA FENUGREEK FRITTERS | KELA METHI BHAJIYA

banana methi fritters / banana bonda / banana recipes

Banana Fenugreek fritters recipe with step-wise pictures. Banana Fenugreek fritters is a popular Gujarathi snack that is called as kela methi na bhajiya. This fried snack is prepared with ripen banana and fresh Fenugreek Leaves. I have made it adding dry methi leaves as I didn’t get fresh leaves in my place. This bonda is a combination of mild sweetness, spiciness and bitterness. It is soft inside and crispy outside. It is absolutely delicious that one couldn’t stop with one and loved it.

banana fenugreek fritters /methi kela na bhajiya

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banana methi fritters / banana bonda / banana recipesCooking time : 10 minutes

Resting time : 60 minutes

No. Of serving : 5

INGREDIENTS:

  • Ripe bananas – 3 medium size
  • Fenugreek leaves – 1/2 cup
  • Besan / gram flour – 1/2 cup
  • Wheat flour – 3 tbsp
  • Cooking soda – pinch
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida – pinch
  • Salt – as required
  • Sugar – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 1/4 cup (as required for making batter)
  • Oil – for deep frying

METHOD:

1. Wash the fenugreek leaves and Chop it finely. I have added dry fenugreek leaves (Kashturi methi).

2. Take besan flour in a mixing bowl and add wheat flour, cooking soda, asafoetida, chilli powder, pepper powder, Turmeric powder, Cumin seeds, sugar and required salt to it.

banana fenugreek fritters /methi kela na bhajiya

3. Mix everything well. Add banana and methi leaves to it and mix mashing the bananas in hands.

4. Now add water little by little and mix to make a smooth thick batter. Let it rest for about an hour.

5. Heat oil for deep frying. After an hour, mix the batter well and drop small dollops of batter into oil and fry in medium flame.

6. Keep flipping around and fry until it turns golden on all sides. Remove from oil and drain excess oil in kitchen tissues.

7. Serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy.

banana methi fritters / banana bonda / banana recipes

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BANANA FENUGREEK FRITTERS | KELA METHI BHAJIYA
 
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Banana Fenugreek fritters is a popular Gujarathi snack that is called as kela methi na bhajiya.
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5
Ingredients
  • Ripe bananas - 3 medium size
  • Fenugreek leaves - ½ cup
  • Besan / gram flour - ½ cup
  • Wheat flour - 3 tbsp
  • Cooking soda - pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder - ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida - pinch
  • Salt - as required
  • Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Water - ¼ cup (as required for making batter)
  • Oil - for deep frying
Instructions
  1. Wash the fenugreek leaves and Chop it finely. I have added dry fenugreek leaves (Kashturi methi).
  2. Take besan flour in a mixing bowl and add wheat flour, cooking soda, asafoetida, chilli powder, pepper powder, Turmeric powder, Cumin seeds, sugar and required salt to it.
  3. Mix everything well. Add banana and methi leaves to it and mix mashing the bananas in hands.
  4. Now add water little by little and mix to make a smooth thick batter. Let it rest for about an hour.
  5. Heat oil for deep frying. After an hour, mix the batter well and drop small dollops of batter into oil and fry in medium flame.
  6. Keep flipping around and fry until it turns golden on all sides. Remove from oil and drain excess oil in kitchen tissues.
  7. Serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy.
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Serving size: 5

 

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