Monday, June 28, 2010

Vazhachundu Cutlet

  • Vazhachundu (the flower or cone of plantain plants) 1
  • Grated coconut 2 Tbsp
  • Green chilly 3 to 5
  • Ginger 1 big piece
  • Garlic 5 to 7 pods
  • Curry leaves few
  • Potato 2 med
  • Onion 2 med
  • Shallots 2 to 3
  • Pepper pdr 1/2 Tsp
  • Garam masala 1 Tsp
  • Bread crumbs as rqd
  • Water as rqd
  • Maida 1 cup
  • Oil
Chop vazhachundu and mix it well with little coconut and keep it aside. Boil potato, allow it to cool and mash it. Chop onion, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, chilly and shallots. Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped ingredients. Saute it and add salt, pepper pdr and garam masala. Add chopped vazhachundu into it and cook well. Make it dry. Allow it to cool and keep it aside. Then slowly add the mashed potato into the cooked vazhachundu and mix well. Make cutlets in desired shapes and keep it aside. Mix together maida and water and make a thick batter. Make bread crumbs from fresh bread slices. Then dip cutlets in maida batter and roll it in bread crumbs. Fry it.

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  1. WOW!!!What pictures..... I can feel the crispiness..... Very tempting delicacy..... And plantain flowers are one of my favorites.... :-)


  2. This looks so attractive and never knew we can make something of this kind with the plantain flower. Super sis :)

  3. Have never tasted a Vazhachandu cutlet before....Pic looks really awesome...:)

  4. wow! Tempting cutlets..My mother used to make these vazhachundu cutlets and I loved it..Hope you are keeping fine, Tina..Take care.

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  6. Tempting cutlets! The pic is beautiful too :-)

  7. Great looking pictures, looks very crispy and yummy.

  8. HMM lovely cutlets with kudappan, Amma used to make it a lot during our school days as eve snack...Its been years i ate them
    Hope you are doing good Tina, TC

    Suji (KS)

  9. looks crispy and delicious..

  10. hey tina kutty...what an ausumn cutlet especially with vazhachundu....looks so crispy n fabulous....very creative and hats off to ur concept dear...

  11. wow..those cutlets look scrumptuos dear...perfect for d weather

  12. Cutlet looks scrumptious and beautiful...sooo crispy..

  13. Lovely looking cutlets. Gorgeous.... YUM!

  14. looks so good...tempting recipe, Take care Tina

  15. Cutlets look so crispy and delicious! Yummm!

  16. Thank you for sharing this recipe!! We have many plantain trees at home and I will enjoy attempting this dish, can you clarify two things for me please? In making this dish I use only the flowers in the cone? and can you explain what maida is?

  17. I usually prepare vada,this is looking really great.Mouthwatering recipe.Thanks for sharing

  18. this is the first time i'm hearing abt these cutlets. looks interesting.

  19. That looks interesting! I love it. I dont know if we have vaszhchundu here in the Philippines. Does it have an english term?

  20. thats a very delectable tea time snack !

  21. oh these look amazing.. havent ever tried them..but have bookmarked it to defenitely give it a try..lovely clicks too..