Banana Balls In Tomato Gravy Recipe

Banana balls in tomato gravy is a unique and flavorful dish that combines the sweetness of ripe bananas with the tanginess of tomato gravy. The banana balls are made by mashing ripe bananas and mixing them with spices and breadcrumbs. They are then deep-fried until golden and crispy. The tomato gravy is made by sautéing onions, garlic, and tomatoes with spices and simmering until thick and rich. The banana balls are then added to the tomato gravy and simmered for a few minutes to absorb the flavors. This dish is best served hot with rice or roti.

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Ingredients for Banana Balls In Tomato Gravy Recipe

  • 0.67 Ripe Bananas
  • 0.33 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.67 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 0.33 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.17 cup Breadcrumbs
  • as per your need Oil For Deep Frying
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.67 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • as per your need Water As Needed
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Banana Balls In Tomato Gravy Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mash ripe bananas and add chopped onions, green chilies, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, salt, and breadcrumbs. Mix well to form a dough-like consistency.
  • STEP 2.Take small portions of the banana mixture and shape them into small balls.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a deep pan and deep-fry the banana balls until golden and crispy. Drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute. Then, add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and mushy.
  • STEP 6.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, salt, and water. Mix well and simmer for 10-15 minutes until the gravy thickens.
  • STEP 7.Add the fried banana balls to the tomato gravy and simmer for another 5 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the bananas are ripe and soft for better flavor and texture.
  • You can adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • To make the banana balls more crispy, you can double-coat them by dipping them in beaten egg and breadcrumbs before frying.
  • If the tomato gravy is too thick, you can add a little water to adjust the consistency.

Storage and Serving

  • Banana balls in tomato gravy are best served hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
Nutrition
value
251
calories per serving
4 g Fat4 g Protein48 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    48g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    48g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    54mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    900mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    62mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    36mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    81mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    78mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp