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