Saturday, 4 February 2012

Banana Peel Sabzi

banana peel sabzi

Banana peel sabzi or kele ke chilkon ki sabzi is mommy dearest’s recipe. In my childhood days, we used to eat the banana and collect its peel in a plate. When there were 3-4 peels collected, it was time to turn it into subzi. Please note this recipe uses peel of ripe banana or pake hue kele.
Recipe of banana peel sabzi
3-4 peels (chilke) of ripe banana
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp amchoor (dried mango powder)
1 tbsp oil
1. Trim the ends of banana peels. Chop them into 1/2 - 1 inch pieces.
2. Boil 2 cups of water in a pan and add pieces of kele ke chilke or banana peel. Boil for 2 minutes. Drain.
3. Heat oil in a pan or a wok. Add ajwain and when it splutters, add hing. Add peel pieces. Add salt, turmeric and coriander powders. Mix well and cook covered till done, stirring in between.
4. Add amchoor and mix well. Serve hot banana peel sabzi with phulkas.

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