Malabar Banana Lakkottappam Recipe – Nombuthura Dish for Ramadan – മലബാർ പഴം ലാക്കൊട്ടപ്പം2016-06-18
- Yield : 5
- Servings : 3
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 20m
Malabar Banana Lakkottappam Recipe – Nombuthura Dish for Ramadan – മലബാർ പഴം ലാക്കൊട്ടപ്പം
Lakkottappam is a special Malabar snack that can be stuffed with a sweet banana and coconut filling. It can be served as Iftar snack and it is a good starter recipe too.
The pancakes are prepared using all purpose flour, water and eggs. It make a delicious snack with the sweet filling made with cooked banana, cashews, raisins and sugar.
Bananas are among the most popular fruits on earth. Bananas contain a fair amount of fiber as well as several antioxidants.
Try out this yummy Malabar snack at home.
- For filling :- Ripe banana - 2 nos
- Grated coconut - 1 cup ( 200 gm )
- Sugar - 4 tbsp
- Cashew nuts - 10 nos
- Raisins - 10 nos
- Ghee - 2 tbsp
- Cardamom powder - a pinch
- For pancake :- All purpose flour ( maida ) - 1 cup ( 200 gm )
- Egg - 1 no
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
- Water - 1 cup ( 150 ml )
- Salt to taste
Using a steamer, cook the banana for 5 minutes on a medium flame. Take out the banana and let it cool. Remove the black seeds inside the banana. Then mash it with a fork or a spoon.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashew nuts and raisins on a low flame.
Add grated coconut, sugar and cardamom powder into it and cook for 3 minutes on a low flame.
Add cooked and mashed banana into it and mix well. The filling is ready.
To prepare batter, mix maida, egg, turmeric powder and salt in a bowl. Add water slowly and mix well with a beater or spoon until no lumps are found. The consistency should be of dosa batter.
Heat a non stick frying pan and pour a spoonful of batter in the centre, spread with the back of the spoon to a thin round. Keep on medium flame and cook for 3 minutes. Remove the pancake from the pan.
Place 2 tbsp of banana coconut filling on the center of the dough. Fold both the sides and the ends, use little water to glue them. It will be like square shaped box. Like this, prepare all the boxes.
Tasty Malabar Banana Lakkottappam is ready.
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