You could call this a flour-less banana cake.. One of the Authentic Malabar delicacy. This is a famous Malabar (North Kerala) sweet dish. It is rich with flavors. It is very quick and easy to prepare.
This recipe serves 2. If you are not so diet conscious this serves a single person
- Ripe Plantain (Nendra pazham) – 1 large
- Fresh Eggs – 2 large
- Sugar – 4 tbsp (you could add additional 1 tbsp if you need it more sweeter)
- Ghee (Clarified butter) – 1 tbsp + few drops extra for greasing the baking tray
- Cashew nuts and raisins- 1/4 cup
- Green cardamom – 2 nos (The mandatory ingredient)
You have to
- Preheat oven in 180 deg Celsius for at least 10 minutes
- Grease the baking tray (at least 4 inch) with few drops of ghee
- Powder sugar and cardamom together and keep aside closed
- Peel and slice the ripe banana into fairly thick slices (1/2 inch thick discs)
- Heat ghee in a pan in medium to low flame
- Fry the cashews till light golden brown
- Add in raisin. Once it puffs strain cashews and raisin together and keep aside
- In the same pan , add the banana slices and fry for couple of minutes till light brown flipping once in between.
- Whisk egg in a bowl along with sugar – cardamom powder.
- Transfer the fried bananas, cashew and raisins to the egg mixture
- Mix gently. Now add this to a greased tart tin or baking tin
- Bake the mixture in pre-heated oven for 15 to 20 minutes. (till the surface is golden brown)
- Remove from the oven and cool it.
- Cut into the desired shape and enjoy