How to make Banana Ada -

A tasty deep fried snack made from ripe bananas, served hot garnished with coconut

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ripe banana (पका हुआ केला), Kootoo ka atta (कुट्टु का आटा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Banana Ada

Banana Ada Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Banana Ada Recipe

  • Ripe banana 3

  • Kootoo ka atta a pinch

  • Ghee or butter 2 tablespoons

  • Kootoo ka atta 1 cup

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Coconut scraped 2 cups +2 tablespoons

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Peel and mash bananas. Boil one cup of water in a pan along with salt and butter. When it starts to boil vigorously add kootoo ka atta and stir well. Add sugar and two cups of scraped coconut and mix well.

Step 2

Add mashed bananas and mix to make a smooth dough. Make twelve to fourteen even sized balls of the dough. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry for five to six minutes or till golden brown.

Step 3

Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot garnished with the remaining coconut.

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