Recipe Of The Month – March

Recipe of the Month-

March

KERALA STYLE BANANA CHIPS

Banana chips, commonly known as ” upperi “ in Kerala, are an integral part of many traditional meals in the South-West state. Often served during weddings and festivals – such as Onam – these crunchy snacks are a great source of magnesium and vitamin B6.

Served exclusively in our Headington Indian Restaurant – Bhoomi Kitchen Oxford  – these Keralan-style banana chips are a complimentary dish for every guest before their meal.

WHAT YOU NEED (FOR 4 PORTIONS) :

  • 2 pieces of raw plantain banana
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1.05 litres water
  • 500ml cooking oil

HOW TO :

  • Remove skin completely from raw banana
  • Add turmeric powder to 1litre of water, mix in a bowl and keep it ready
  • Using a slicer, thinly slice bananas into the turmeric water
  • Rinse and take out from the water and dry in paper towel
  • Heat the oil in frying pan
  • Mix the salt in 50ml water
  • Take sliced bananas and put it in the oil, always keeping oil at medium heat
  • Fry until 80% and pour 1 tsp of salt water mix on the frying pan over banana chips evenly spread
  • Fry for some time, then remove from oil and drain

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