Friday, 18 February 2011

MANGALORE BUNS



Mangalore Style Breakfast

In Mangalorean cuisine, Buns is a different form of Bun. Its not the plural form of Bun! It is Simply called as "Buns". It is a deep fried form of Sweet Banana Bread. Usually served for Breakfast.
This is a wonderful recipe which is very famous in konkani breakfast..

Served with sambar or chutney as sides. I learnt this recipe from my grandmother...
Ingredients:

Ripe bananas      - 5 to 6 nos

Sugar                   - 2 to 3 tbsp
Curd                     -1/2 cup
Baking soda         - 1/4 tsp
Oil or ghee           - 1tbsp
Maida                  - 3 Cups 
Oil or ghee           - 1 tbsp
Salt to Taste
Oil for deep frying
Method

1.Take a clean Bowl,Mash the ripen banans into a smooth paste using your hand.2.Now to this add all the dry ingredients and mix properly.3.Add sour curds to the above so as to for a dough like chapati dough aply 1tbsp oil or ghee4.Keep aside for about 5 to 6 hrs for fermantion.5.Now heat up the oil .6.Roll out small balls of dough a bit thick say about 1.5 cms thick just like poori size and fry them till golden brown.7.You can see the buns bloting into a round, brown buns.Then they are ready.8.Remove them and place over a paper towel for excess of oil to drain off.9.Serve hot or cold with sambar or chutney.Enjoy....

For Coconut chutney

1.Coconut grated       -1/2 cup

2.Green chillies          -3 to 4
3.Few Coriander leaves      
4.Salt to taste

Grind all these to fine paste and give tadka of mustard seeds and curry leaves
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