Banana – Dates Balls


2 bananas / plantains/ nendrapazham
10 dates
10 cashew nuts
white poppy seeds for rolling
oil for frying


  1. Cut the bananas/ plantains into pieces and steam cook until it turns soft.
  2. Then remove its skin and mash / grind into smooth dough without adding water.
  3. Remove the seeds of the dates by making a slit on one side of the date and replace with cashew nuts.
  4. Cover each date with the mashed banana / banana dough  and roll to make a ball.
  5. Then roll each prepared balls in white poppy seeds and keep it aside.
  6. Heat oil in a pan and fry the banana balls till golden color…Remove from flame and serve hot with tea / coffee…


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