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Spicy raw banana rings Recipe

Spicy raw banana rings is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 - raw bananas, large
  • 3 - Green chillies
  • 1/2 bunch - green Coriander leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - pepper (coarsely crushed)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch - Asafoetida
  • Fresh ginger, a big piece
  • 2 tbsp - Bengal Gram flour (besan)
  • 3/4 tsp - salt
  • Cooking oil, for seasoning and roasting
  • How to Make Spicy raw banana rings:

    1. Wash and halve the bananas and pressure cook without adding water. Set aside to cool.
    2. Peel and chop the ginger lengthwise into slender pieces resembling match sticks.
    3. Grind green chillies, coriander and turmeric powder into a thick paste adding a few drops of water if required.
    4. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and add the crushed peppers and the cumin seeds.
    5. When they crackle add asafoetida, besan and the ground paste at half minute intervals and saute together for two more minutes. Switch off flame and then add the ginger.
    6. Peel the cooked bananas and mash well.
    7. Add the banana mash and salt to the sauteed paste.
    8. Knead together into a thick dough.
    9. Take a lemon sized ball of the banana mixture and flatten it on your palm.
    10. Make a hole in the centre.
    11. Arrange a batch of such banana rings on a greased hot tava, pour a spoon of oil around each banana ring and roast on low flame.
    12. Turn over and cook the other side of the banana rings till they become golden in colour.
    13. Remove the spicy banana rings on to a plate.
    14. Serve with tomato sauce, mint chutney or any other dip of your choice.
    15. Recipe courtesy: Chitra Amma's Kitchen


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