Banana Dosa (Kele poLe)


Banana dosa
Banana Dosa

For a long time now, I am trying to include more fruits in our diet. But somehow it is one food group that is most neglected in this home. I buy bananas, most of the times we finish them off before they get to the overripe stage. Lately, I find atleast 1 or two that get to that stage before I had a chance to finish them.  I thought of making banana bread with them, but get too lazy to bake. Couple of times I made banana puri/buns with them. But lately this kele poLe or banana dosa has become my go to dish. It is made on the similar lines of Konkani classic Surnali. Cardamom makes these slightly sweet dosas very festive.

Grind all ingredients to a smooth batter and keep overnight.
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Make thick dosas.

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Banana Dosa (Kele poLe)
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Serves: 2-3
These are thick sweet dosas with aromatic cardamom.
  • 1 cup dosa/idli rice
  • ½ cup coconut
  • ¼ cup poha
  • ½ cup jaggery
  • 3-4 cardamom pods
  • A pinch turmeric
  • 1 cup overripe banana (about ½ cup mashed)
  • Salt
  • Oil
  1. Soak rice in water for 2-3hrs.
  2. Peel cardamom.
  3. Grind all ingredients together (except oil).
  4. Keep it overnight for fermentation.
  5. Next day, make thick dosas.
  6. Serve hot with coconut chutney or dry peanut chutney.


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