Kukurar Deukar Logot Koldil (Chicken Wings with Banana Flower)
- Chicken wings: 12
- Koldil (banana flower): 1(small)
- Salt: 1 level tsp
- Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
- Mustard oil: 5 tbsps
- Bay leaves: 2
- Broken dry red chillies: 2
- Finely chopped onion: 2 medium sized
- Cumin seed powder: 1 level tsp
- Coriander seed powder: 1 level tsp
- Cinnamon (crushed): 1 inch stick
- Cardamoms (crushed): 4
- Pure ghee: 1 tbsp
- Salt: to taste
- Wash the chicken wings and drain.
- Remove the outer layers of the koldil till you get the soft whitish layers.
- Take water in a large bowl. Rub mustard oil well to the hands before cutting the banana core.
- Add salt and turmeric powder to the water and chop the core of the koldil very finely.
- Remove threads while chopping.
- Mash with finger tips the finely chopped koldil. Squeeze.
- Heat mustard oil in a karahi. Add bay leaves and broken dry chillies.
- When the bay leaves change colour add onion.
- Stir fry the onions upon medium heat.
- When the onions are lightly brown add the chicken wings.
- Sprinkle turmeric powder, cumin powder and coriander powder.
- Stir fry for five minutes. Add the banana flower and sprinkle salt.
- Stir for about a minute. Reduce heat to minimum and cover. Stir oMethodasionally.
- When almost done add crushed cinnamon and cardamom.
- Add pure ghee and upon moderate heat stir for a minute.
- Cover and reduce heat to minimum. Keep covered for half a minute.
- Remove the Kukurar Deukar Logot Koldil Bhaji from fire. Serve hot.
Notes: In Assamese cuisine spices are used on special oMethodasions and for preparing special dishes like meat.