Kele Ki Machli

45-50 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 30-35 minutes | Servings: 2

Ingredients

For Boiling Banana

Water (पानी)

4-5 Raw Bananas – cut in half (कच्चे केले)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

 

For Gravy / Curry

1 heaped tbsp Ghee (घी)

1 tsp Cumin Seeds (जीरा)

1 Clove (लॉन्ग)

4-5 Black Peppercorns (काली मिर्च के दाने)

1 inch Ginger – chopped (अदरक)

2-3 cloves Garlic – chopped (लहसुन)

2 medium Onions – paste (प्याज़)

1 cup Curd (दही)

1½ tbsp Coriander Powder (धनिया पाउडर)

½ tsp Turmeric Powder (हल्दी पाउडर)

2 tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

Water (पानी)

½ tsp Sugar (optional) (चीनी)

2 tbsp Coriander Leaves – chopped (धनिया पत्ता)

 

For Frying Banana

½ tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

¼ tsp Turmeric Powder (हल्दी पाउडर)

¼ tsp Asafoetida (हींग)

1 cup Gram Flour (बेसन)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

 

For Garnish

fresh Coriander Leaves (ताजे धनिये के पत्ते)

 

Process

  • In a pot , boil the banana with the skin in water until cooked.
  • Once bananas are cooked remove and let it cool a little then peel the banana then cut lengthwise and apply some salt to them.
  • For coating, in a bowl add gram flour, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Now coat the cooked bananas in the prepaid coating mixture.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and deep fry the banana golden brown from both sides. Remove and keep aside.

 

For gravy

  • In a kadhai add ghee then add cumin seeds, cloves, black pepper cons and let them crackle then add chopped ginger and green chillies saute for a minute.
  • Now add the onion paste and saute until browned.
  • Meanwhile in a bowl add curd, coriander powder, degi red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix everything properly.
  • Now add this mixture and saute it until the ghee comes on top.
  • Add some water, salt, sugar and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add the fried banana in the gravy and boil it for another 5 minutes.
  • Switch off the flames and garnish with fresh coriander leaves, enjoy with roti or rice.
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