Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Stuffed Plantains

Like I had said in my earlier post -plantain frittata , many dishes are made with plantains and all of them are just super delicious and this is another delicacy which is also my hubby's favourite . The plantains are stuffed with a sweet coconut and egg mixture and shallow fried , it is crispy on the outside and soft and moist on the inside , it is just droolworthy . Here too it is just a handful of ingredients but the way it is cooked is what makes it special so here goes.............


2 large ripe plantains
5-6 tbsp of all-purpose flour
oil for frying

for the filling

1/2 cup grated coconut
2 eggs beaten lightly 
2 tbsp sugar 
a pinch of cardamom powder


Heat a tbsp of oil in a pan and add the coconut and saute it till you get a nice aroma .
Now add the eggs,sugar and cardamom  and stir it with a fork to scramble it and take it off the heat when the eggs are done.
Peel the plantains and keeping the top and bottom intact make a slit on all four sides .
Now stuff the fillings inside the plantains .
Make a paste out of the all - purpose flour by adding a little water to it .
Seal the plantains with this paste .
Heat oil in a large frying pan and shallow fry the stuffed plantains till it turns golden brown  .


  1. I've never cooked with plantains before. This sounds delicious and not too scary!


  2. when did this happen? can't u guys wait for me to make these things.. how unfair!!!!!

  3. This looks like it could be a real treat. I've not used plantains this way and they sounds quite good. You've created an interesting spot for your readers and I really enjoyed the time I spent here. I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  4. I had something like this once in my sister-in-law house. It was so yummy :) Now I'm gonna try making this at home :)

  5. This looks (and sounds) so yummy! I have never had stuffed plantains. To be honest, I've probably only had plantains once in my life. Oh well. Maybe I'll have to step out of the box and give this a try.

  6. Eee naadan vibavangalokke kandittu kodiyaavunnu....YUM!

  7. i had plantains but with beans for the first time in miami and i loved their taste. ever since, i enjoy making recipes with plnatains... haven't tried to stuff them yet. great idea!

  8. I want to grab one and give a huge bite to taste that and I know I will go mmmmmmmmmm :) This is a great dish ..

  9. yethakai de do...

    i bet all enjoyed. thnx for sharing!!

  10. Stuffed plantains is totally new .. looks yummy.

    Do visit me as time permits.