Plantain Kababs (Kachha Kela ka Kabab)

Plantains are a really wonderful source of fiber and vitamins C and A. They taste especially good when spiced up and pan-fried to make a yummy meal that can be served with pretty much anything.




Plantain Kebabs (Kachha Kela ka Kabab)

Serves 4


5 – 6 plantains peeled chopped and steamed till soft

2 small potatoes, boiled, peeled, mashed

2 small onions, finely chopped

1” ginger, finely chopped

1-2 fresh green chillies, finely chopped (optional)

1 tsp. garam masala

1 tsp. roasted cumin powder

½ tsp. black salt (kala namak)

¼ cup fresh breadcrumbs

1 small bunch cilantro, finely chopped

Oil for pan-frying

Salt to taste




  • Combine all of the above ingredients together.
  • Mash everything together in a large bowl using your fingers to really bring it all together.
  • When everything is well combined, mould them into small dish shaped patties as shown in the picture.
  • Heat a pan with a little oil.
  • When the oil is hot, place a few patties at a time on the pan.
  • Cook for about 2 minutes until one side turns golden brown.
  • Flip it over and repeat on the other side.
  • Serve hot with mint chutney.



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