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Delicious Phaldari Tikki for Navratri by Exec Chef Nagendra Singh

Delicious Phaldari Tikki for Navratri by Exec Chef Nagendra Singh, Taj Mahal, Lucknow is a jewel when it comes to breaking your fast with a wholesome meal.

Phaldari Tikki for Navratri by Exec Chef Nagendra Singh, Taj Mahal, Lucknow
Phaldari Tikki for Navratri by Exec Chef Nagendra Singh, Taj Mahal, Lucknow

In our Navratri food campaign we asked India’s top Chefs ‘What is your favourite dish to cook during Navratri?’ and we got a thrilling response as India’s leading Chefs came forward to share treasured meals and recipes so Today’s Traveller’s readers can create these dishes for their loved ones.

The 9-day Navratri festival that comes in mid-April rings in days of prayers, fasting, festivities and dance. But the real highlight is the traditional Navratri fare – amazingly creative meals from vrat specific ingredients, which are some of the most nutritious and diet-friendly meals in the world.

Exec Chef Nagendra Singh, Taj Mahal, Lucknow shares the recipe for Phaldari Tikki – his Favourite Dish to Eat During Navratri

Happy Navratri! Happy Cooking!

Recipe – Phaldari Tikki for Navratri

Phaldari Tikki for Navratri by Exec Chef Nagendra Singh, Taj Mahal, Lucknow
Phaldari Tikki for Navratri by Exec Chef Nagendra Singh, Taj Mahal, Lucknow
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Green Bananas

Method

  1. Boil the bananas with their peel on for 20 minutes or till the bananas are soft and tender to make smooth mash.
  2. Remove from water and allow them to cool. Peel the bananas and transfer them to a big bowl and mash them properly.
  3. Mix the banana mash with all the spices and other ingredients together. Mix properly.
  4. Grease your hands and make small medallions of the mixture.
  5. Heat a heavy bottom pan. Drizzle with a little oil. Add medallions to it.
  6. Cook them on low flame till evenly brown, turning occasionally.
  7. Serve hot with mint chutney.
Video of Exec Chef Nagendra Singh preparing Phaldari Tikki
Turmeric
Turmeric

Ingredient

  • Raw Banana 1 Kg
  • Mashed Potatoes 100 gms
  • Khoya 100 gms
  • Chopped Green Chillies 15 gms
  • Chopped Ginger 15 gms
  • Kuttu Atta 40 gms
  • Crushed Black Pepper 15 gms
  • Crushed Cashewnuts 50 gms
  • Dry Mint Powder 10 gms
  • Roasted Cumin Powder 10 gms
  • Refined Oil 100 ml
  • Himalayan Salt (Lahori Salt) 20 gms

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