How to make Moira Plantain Croquettes -

Assembled banana balls in thick milk.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Moira Plantain, Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Moira Plantain Croquettes

Moira Plantain Croquettes Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Moira Plantain Croquettes Recipe

  • Moira Plantain not ripe, a little hard 6

  • Milk 2 litres

  • Sugar 2 cups

  • Scraped coconut 1 cup

  • Cashewnuts crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Raisins 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Butter 3 tablespoons


Step 1

Cut bananas (without removing the skin) into 3 or 4 pieces and steam till soft. Cool, peel and lay in a flat dish. Cut each piece in half and carefully remove the string of seeds. Mash smooth, adding a little butter. Shape into 15 balls. Keep aside.

Step 2

In a saucepan mix ¼ cup sugar and 1 cup scraped coconut. Add cashew nuts and cook over medium heat, stirring continuously. Add cardamom powder, raisins and cook till the mixture dries. Remove the pan form the stove and allow the mixture to cool. Now take each banana ball, flatten it on the palm of your hand and place one teaspoon of the mixture in the centre.

Step 3

Fold over carefully, roll into a ball again, and flatten slightly using your palms. Stick a clove on the top. Place into flat dish and chill for 7 to 8 hours. Boil milk with sugar till it reduces to half the quantity and put in a flat deep bowl.

Step 4

Arrange the balls in the thick milk and serve.

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