Ripe Banana / Ethapazham Cutlet

Ripe Banana Cutlet / Nenthrapazham Cutlet

Ingredients ( Makes 12)

Recipe Source – Pazham Pappadam Payasam

1. Ripe banana / Pazutha ethapazham -  2 large (Use only ethapazham/nenthrapzham. Other varieties are not  suitable for this recipe)
2. Grated coconut – 1/2 cup
    Cardamom powder – 2 pinches

   Sugar -  1 tsp (Optional, use only if the ethapazham is not sweet enough) 
3. Plain bread crumbs – 1/4 – 1/2 cup

4. Milk – 2 – 3 tbsp

5. Ghee/ butter – 2 – 3 tbsp or as required to shallow-fry

Ethapzham Cutlet


Steam cook the ripe bananas with skin on. Peel off the skin and mash well. Add ingredients numbered 2 and mix well with your fingers. Roll into medium-sized balls and flatten like cutlets. Dip in milk and then roll in bread crumbs. Heat ghee/butter in a pan. Shallow-fry the cutlets until golden on both sides.

Ripe Banana Cutlet / Ethapazham Cutlet

Maya Akhil

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