Banana Cookies

 




Ingredients:
2 over-ripe medium (2/3 cup) bananas, mashed
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt

Method:
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF/180ºC.
2. Using electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.
3. Add in eggs and vanilla, and beat until well combined. Remove beaters.
4. Add in bananas, flour, baking soda and salt. Stir until just combined.
5. Drop a tablespoon of dough per cookie 2 inches apart onto cookie sheet.
6. Bake for about 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
7. Allow to cool.

Variations:
You can add in 1 cup of chocolate chips or salted nuts into the mixture. Or arrange the chocolate chips or nuts on top of the cookies just before baking.

Guava Chutney

Ingredients:
  • Guavas -- 4
  • Green Chillis -- 10
  • Mustard -- 1tsp
  • Cumin Seeds -- 1/2 tsp
  • Fenugreek Seeds -- 1 tsp
  • Tamarind -- 50 grms
  • Cilantro Leaves -- 2 bunches
  • Oil -- 2 tsp
  • Curry Leaves -- few
  • Salt -- as per required

Method:
  • Cut Guavas into pieces and remove seeds from them.
  • Pour soil a vessel and fry cumin seeds and chiilis.
  • Fry Guavav pieces and tamarind in the same vessel for 5 min.
  • Keep it aside and let it cool.
  • Grind this to paste and tamper it with mustard,fenugreek seeds,currry leaves.
  • Garnish with Cilantro leaves and serve it with rice or idli or dosa..