Maha Shivratri is celebrated in the months Feb or March depending upon the lunar calendar. Many people keep fast and remember Shiva and chant the sacred mantras related to Bhagwan Shiv. If you are also planning to keep vrat on Shivratri then this collection will really help you in deciding your Shivratri menu. These koftas make for a nice brunch.

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients of Raw Banana Tikki

  • 3 medium raw bananas
  • 1.5 cups for water
  • 10 cashews (chopped)
  • ½ inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • 1 tsp freshly crushed black pepper
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tsp water chestnut flour or amaranth flour
  • rock salt 
  • 2 tsp ghee for frying

How to Make Raw Banana Tikki

  • Put bananas in cooker with water.
  • Pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Peel and mash them.
  • Then add all of the other ingredients, except oil.
  • Now take equal portions and shape them into patties.
  • Heat ghee in a flat pan, place the tikkies.
  • When the base is cooked and becomes light golden, turn over and fry the other side.
  • Fry the tikkies till they become golden and crisp.
  • Drain the fried tikkies on kitchen paper towels.
  • Serve banana tikkies with coconut chutney or coriander chutney or mint chutney.