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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

unnakkaya ,

Ramzan Kareem

As this is the holy month of Ramzan i will write about the special snack items of muslim people in kerala,UNNAKKI.It is a sweet snack made up of banana with sweet coconut filling inside.This is an easy recipe and it didnot take much time for cooking.And ingredients are easily available.

Ingredients needed to make unnakkai

1.Banana /Ethappazham -2 no
2.Ghee - 3 to 4 tsp
3.Grated coconut -1/2 cup
4.Egg - 1 egg
5.Cashew nuts -1 tsp
6.Raisins -1 tsp
7.Sugar -2 tsp
8.Oil as needed to fry

How to make Unnakkai

1.Steam the banana in the steamer,then remove the outter skin of the banana also remove the black seed inside the banana.
2.Smash the banana really well.
3.In another pan heat the ghee and saute the  raisins and cashewnuts,then add the coconut to it and saute it well.
4.In another pan saute the egg and add this to the above prepared coconut mixture.Add sugar to it.
5.Make small balls out of the banana and fill the prepared coconut filling inside it.
6.If it appears sticky apply little oil in your hand to make it smooth.
7.Now fry it in oil till it becomes golden color.