|•||Pressed rice (poha)||1 cup|
|•||Ginger,finely chopped||1 inch piece|
|•||Green chillies,finely chopped||2|
|•||Onion ,finely chopped||1 medium|
|•||Raw bananas,boiled and peeled||2-3|
|•||Turmeric powder||1/4 teaspoon|
|•||Cumin seeds||1 teaspoon|
|•||Amchur powder||1 teaspoon|
|•||Cornflour/ corn starch||1 tablespoon|
|•||Oil||to shallow fry|
|•||Chaat masala||1/4 teaspoon|
Soak pressed rice in water for 2-3 minutes. Put ginger, green chillies and onion in a bowl.
Mash boiled raw bananas and add to the bowl. Add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, dried mango powder and cornstarch.
Drain poha, squeeze out excess water and add to the bowl. Add salt and mash all the ingredients together to mix well.
Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.Add lemon juice to the mixture and mix well. Divide into equal portions and shape them into tikkis or cutlets.
Slide them into hot oil, a few at a time, and deep fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
Sprinkle chaat masala while the cutlets are still hot. Transfer onto a serving plate. Serve hot.