Unnakai - Ripe Plantain Filled with Dates and Nuts Recipe

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Submitted by evelynpuff

Makes 8 servings



Unnakai - Ripe plantain filled with dates and nuts

Recipe Ingredients for Unnakai - Ripe plantain filled with dates and nuts

2 Plantains
15 Dates
1/4 cup Water
1/2 cup Cashews
1/4 cup Brown sugar
1 tbsp Butter
1/2 cup oil

Recipe Directions for Unnakai - Ripe plantain filled with dates and nuts

  1. Make slits over the plantain peel randomly making sure the gashes are ?skin deep?

  2. Steam it to soften

  3. Cool, peel and cut each piece lengthwise and seed them.

  4. Mash to a pulp

  5. Stew the dates for about 5 minutes. Remove from the liquid and chop into fine pieces.

  6. Chop the cashew and sauté in 1 tspn butter and add the dates and brown sugar and switch off the heat. Set it aside

  7. Make 8 equal parts of the mashed plantain.

  8. Grease your hands with oil, take one part plantain into your hand, flatten it, and fill with enough date and cover over the plantain to make cylindrical shapes. Follow with the rest of the plantain and set aside

  9. Heat a pan for shallow frying, add about 4 tbspn of oil, and slide in the shaped plantain. Turning carefully brown on all sides. Serve as a dessert.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 96.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
298
Calories from Fat
174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.3g
30%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
15mg
1%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
33.2g
11%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
21.4g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 2% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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