Banana Chips

What you’ll need
Makes about ½ kg Chips

Nendrankai /Raw Kerala Banana – 6, (1.5 Kg)
Coconut Oil – to deep fry
Salt – as required
Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp


    Wash the plantains well and pat dry them.
    Make slits on the skin vertically, make sure u don’t go too deep and cut the fruit.
    Now, with your hands, carefully remove the skin. Save the skin and prepare thoran with it.
    Slice it thin and spread on kitchen tissues or newspaper.
    In a small bowl, add about 2 to 3 tsp of salt and ½ tsp turmeric powder, mix well and keep aside.
    Heat oil in a Kadai for deep frying
    Once the oil is hot, reduce the flame to low, and slowly add the sliced plaintain in batches.
    Now, increase the heat to medium high and fry, keep stirring once in a while.
    Fry till the bubbles have almost stopped.
    Now, reduce heat to low and add ½ tbsp of the salt – turmeric water to the oil, increase heat to medium and keep stirring till the spluttering sound stops.
    Drain on to kitchen tissues, continue the process.
    Cool completely and store in airtight container.