Ripe Plantain/Nenthrapazham - 3
Grated Coconut - 5tbsp
Cashews,chopped - 8
Sugar - 2tbsp
Ghee - 1tsp or more
Cardmom - 2
Egg - 1(optional)
Maida - 1/2cup
Sugar - 2tbsp or more
Salt - a pinch
Heat ghee in a pan and stir fry cashews and raisins.keep aside .Add grated coconut and sugar in the same pan,saute well for 2-3 minutes.If you like to use egg in the filling scramble it andvmix to this coconut mixture.Add cardmom powder and mix well.Switch off the stove and let them cool.
Peel the plantain, and make 1 slit legthwise.Remove the black seeds and fill with coconut-sugar mixture.
Mix together maida,sugar and salt.add water to this and make a thick batter out of it.
Heat oil in a pan .Dip the stuffed plantain in maida batter and deep fry them till they turn golden color.
Cut into small pieces and serve as a snack.