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Banana Dates Cutlets- Easy Sweet Cutlets

Banana dates cutlet

Banana and dates combined along with rice flakes and vermicelli, made into cutlets and pan fried, delicious snack…

I often make some kind of snack using plantain or dates, mostly I combine these together and make into cutlets. Easy to make and taste delicious. This time, I added bananas instead of plantain. The only difference is that bananas when mashed up become too soft and the cutlets will have a soft texture, while plantains are lil more harder.

Just for crunchiness, I added roasted vermicelli to the cutlet mixture. The bananas and dates will impart the needed sweet, so you don’t have to add any sugar to these cutlets. These cutlets tasted sweet and delicious.

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Preparation Pictures

Roasted thin vermicelli

roasted vermicelli



Cutlets made into round shapes

banana dates mixture

Pan frying the cutlets

pan frying banana dates cutlet


Banana Dates Cutlets- Easy Sweet Cutlets
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Recipe type: snack
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5
  • Banana- 2 (medium sized)
  • Dates, pitted and chopped small- 7
  • White Rice flakes- ½ cup
  • Roasted thin vermicelli- ½ cup
  • Wheat flour or All purpose flour- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Honey- 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Oil or ghee- 2 to 3 tbsp to pan fry
  1. In a bowl, mash the bananas without any lumps.
  2. Add dates, rice flakes and vermicelli to the mashed bananas, combine well and let stand for 5 minutes till the rice flakes and vermicelli turn soft.
  3. Add honey, combine well.
  4. Add just enough flour to bind the mixture, so that you can make into round shapes.
  5. Make into round shapes and flatten between the palm of your hands.
  6. Heat a non-stick pan, add oil or ghee for pan frying.
  7. Place the cutlets and pan fry both the sides to golden brown in color.
  8. Transfer to a kitchen paper towel and let cool down.
  9. Enjoy these delicious cutlet as an evening snack.
  10. Double the recipe to make more.



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