Kelyache Kaap (Golden Plantains)

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Total Time:
15-20 minutes
Serves:4
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 2 - medium plantains (you can use green or moderately ripe plantains but be sure they are still quite firm)
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/3 cup - rava (cream of wheat, sooji, farina)
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Kelyache Kaap (Golden Plantains)

  • Cut each plantain in half, then make a lengthwise cut along one side just through the skin.
  • Peel off the skin.
  • Cut the plantain lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
  • In a cast-iron or non-stick skillet, heat the oil.
  • Meanwhile, toss the plantain slices with the turmeric and chilli powders and salt.
  • Place the rava in a plate and dredge each plantain slice in the rava, making sure both sides are well-coated.
  • Place in the hot oil, making sure you do not overcrowd the pan.
  • Fry each side for about 2-3 minutes on medium-high heat until golden.