Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Ethakka Sukian

Ethakka Sukian is a very tasty snack made of Banana (Ethakka), grated coconut and sugar.

Ingredients :-
  • Ripe bananas (medium size) - 4;
  • Grated coconut - 1 cup
  • Sugar - 3 dsp
  • Ghee - 1 dsp
  • Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  • Flour - 1/4 cup
  • Salt water - 1/2 tsp
  • Soda bi-carb - 1 pinch
  • Dalda or coconut oil for frying
Preparation Method :
  1. Boil bananas, peel and remove middle cord. Cut into pieces and take 2 cups full.
  2. Put the bananas, two dsp, sugar, quarter cup grated coconut and one spoon ghee, in a pan and place on fire.
  3. Stir well for sometime till it is dry. Sift together the rice flour and the flour through a fine sieve and keep in a bowl.
  4. Add half cup water to the remaining coconut and take one extraction. Strain and add it to the remaining coconut and take one extraction.
  5. Strain and add it to the flour with one dsp. Sugar and salt. Make a thick batter.
  6. Add only very little bicarbonate of soda, otherwise the batter will absorb a lot of oil.
  7. If the batter is too thick, add a little more water. The banana mixture when cold, should be formed into lime sized balls.
  8. Heat oil in a deep frying pan, and when it boils, dip each banana ball in the batter and deep fry golden brown.

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