Moira Plantain Croquettes Recipe

October 1, 2011

Ingredients

2 litres milk
2 teaspoon raisins
1 cup coconut scraped
6 big size moira bananas (not ripe)
2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
1 tablespoon cashew nuts crushed
3 tablespoon butter

How to make Moira Plantain Croquettes

  • Cut bananas (without removing the skin) into 3 or 4 pieces and steam till soft.
  • Cool, take off and lay in a flat dish.
  • Cut each piece in half and carefully take off the string of seeds.
  • Mash smooth, adding a little butter.
  • Shape into 15 balls.
  • Keep aside.
  • In a pot mix ¼ cup sugar and 1 cup scraped coconut.
  • Mix in cashew nuts and stir fry over medium heat, stirring continuously.
  • Mix in cardamom powder, raisins and stir fry till the mixture dries.
  • Take off the pot form the stove and allow the mixture to cool.
  • Now take each banana ball, flatten it on the palm of your hand and put one teaspoon of the mixture in the centre.
  • Fold over carefully, roll into a ball again, and flatten slightly using your palms.
  • Stick a clove on the top.
  • Move it to 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.
  • Assemble the balls in the thick milk and serve.

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