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BANANA BLOSSOM CROQUETTE

Food : Main Courses

BANANA BLOSSOM CROQUETTE

Ingredients

  • 100g banana blossoms
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp Sri Lankan unroasted curry powder
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger and garlic
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 100ml crêpe batter
  • 100g roasted cashew crumbs
  • 100g fresh bread crumbs
  • Egg wash
  • 2 tsp sauce made with cinnamon and cardamom smoked tomato

Method

  • Cut banana blossoms into cubes, wash well and keep draining.
  • Cut tomato into cubes. Dice the onion.
  • Pan-fry the onion with a little bit of oil, add garlic, ginger, curry powder, cumin seeds, tomato, banana blossoms, salt and pepper.
  • Cook until it releases the flavour and dry the mix at high heat.
  • Make pan-size crêpes.
  • Add the mix in the centre of the crêpe and roll it up like a cigar.
  • Mix the cashew with the breadcrumbs and crumb the cigar and deep fry until golden.
  • Serve with a side dip of smoked tomato sauce.

Created by : Anton Turco