How to make Raw Banana Purichit -

Parboiled raw banana slices rolled in spiced rice flour and shallow fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Raw Banana (कच्चा केला), Rice Flour (चावल का आटा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Raw Banana Purichit

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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 : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Raw Banana Purichit Recipe

  • Raw Banana 3-4

  • Rice Flour 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Curry leaves chopped 12-16

  • Oil 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Peel bananas and soak them in water. Mix 1 tsp turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste, salt, rice flour and half the curry leaves with 1 tbsp oil in a plate.

Step 2

Slice raw bananas lengthwise into thick pieces. Mix them with ½ tsp turmeric powder and 2 cups water and cook in microwave for 2-3 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from the microwave, drain and set aside to cool. Apply the paste on banana slices evenly on both the sides.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non stick pan, slide in the marinated banana slices and shallow fry.

Step 5

Turn over and fry for some more minutes or till crisp. Add remaining curry leaves and fry for 1 minute. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

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