Monday, January 11, 2016

Kelyache Kaap - Spicy Plantain (Raw Banana) Slices

Simple & delicious snack served as a side dish in Indian meals. A comfort food in itself. Easy to prepare with minimal ingredients. 

Believe me, You can't get enough of it!!!

  • 2 Kachi Keli / Raw Banana (Plantains)
  • 5 tbsp Besan (Gram Flour)
  • 3 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 3 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • Pinch of Hing (Asafoetida)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • De-skin the banana using peeler or knief and cut the banana into medium vertical slices.(Not too thick or thin)
  • Keep the banana slices completely immersed into salt water.
  • Now in a mixing bowl add besan (gram flour), rice flour, coriander powder, red chilly powder, garam masala,hing & salt.

  • Mix everything well. Check for seasoning.
  • Now take a slice of banana and coat with the besan mixture and pat the slice from both sides so that the mixture sticks to the slice. Likewise coat all the banana slices in besan mixture and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan. Shallow fry the banana slice from both sides till crisp.
  • Transfer onto an absorbent paper to drain excess oil if any.
  • Kelyache Kaap - Spicy Plantain (Raw Banana) Slices are ready.
  • Serve hot as a side dish in your meal.
Tip: You many also sprinkle dry mango powder over the hot slices for that chatpata tangy taste.

You may also use coriander cumin powder instead of garam masala.

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