Thursday, July 18, 2013

Banana/Plantain Chips

Crispy Banana/Plantain Chips

Simple and crispy homemade Plantain chips or Banana Chips, is very easy to make. Kerala style chips at home for people who are staying away from home. 

Ingredients: Quantity
Plantain/Unripe Green Banana 2-3 nos
Chili Powder 1/2 tsp
Paprika 1/2 tsp
Salt To taste
Vegetable Oil For Shallow Frying

1) Peel and cut the plantain into thin slices. Wash it in water and pat dry.
2) Heat oil in a shallow pan. Let the oil boil up to 350-360°F.
3) Fry the plantain slices in the oil for less than a minute and turn them once in between and remove them from oil. (Be careful not to splash hot oil while placing the slices in the oil.)
4) Place them on a paper towel and sprinkle salt and chili powder immediately, so that it would stick well while it is hot and oily. Plantain/Banana Chips is ready to eat. Store it in a airtight container and enjoy for a couple of days.

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