Kabab-e-kela is a recipe prepared with bananas. Banana is a healthy fruit that has high amount of antioxidants, providing protection from free radicals and chronic disease. Kabab-e-kela is a vegetarian recipe commonly called as banana kebabs. It is flavored with ginger, coriander, green chili and cardamom seeds. Here is a simple preparation of kabab-e-kela. Prepare this at your home and enjoy its delicious taste.
Cooking time: 1 hour
250 gm raw bananas, peeled and diced
1 black cardamom seed (badi elaichi )
1/4 cup kootu ka atta
2 tsp white rock salt (sendha namak)
2 tsp coriander seeds, roasted and powdered
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp lemon juice
1 green chili, chopped
2 Tbsp coriander, chopped
Desi ghee for pan-frying
More kootu ka atta for dusting
Method of preparation:
• Steam the bananas, ginger and elaichi, till bananas are cooked, but bite like. Alternately cook with as little water as possible, so that there is no water left after the bananas are cooked. Leave to cool.
• When cool, mash the bananas; add the rest of the ingredients and mix well to form dough like consistency.
• Shape into small cylindrical rods and dust with the kootu ka atta.
• Heat a thin layer of ghee and fry the kebabs over medium heat, till brown on both sides.