Banana Fry Recipe

Banana Fry recipe is one of the very easy dishes in the Indian cuisine which can be prepared in minutes. This spicy dish is a super-combo if you are taking it with light foods like Dal and curd. The plantain can be prepared as a full dry or half-cooked as you wish to have. If you are trying it as a crispy dry one you can surely keep your favorite sauces on sides to have a great bite.

Stay aware that plantains become darkened skin if kept out of reach from the water. So it’s good and gives you extra taste when you dip it into a bowl of water with a pinch of salt for a while before cooking it.

Raw banana fry recipe

Banana Fry Recipe

Crispy raw banana fry suits best for light dishes like curd and Dal.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 300 g Unripe banana(Plantains) ( 4 medium)
  • 2 tbsp Edible oil
  • 1/4 tbsp Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves (as required)
  • 1/2 tbsp Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 tbsp Chilli (mirch) powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander powder (dhania)
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder (haldi)
  • Salt (as required)
  • 1 tbsp Chopped coriander leaves


Cooking Process to make Raw Banana fry

  •  Rinse the raw 350 grams unripe bananas and peel the skin.
  • Slice the plantains in shape as you like i.e. in rounds or vertical and shift them into a bowl of water with a pinch of salt to not get darken.
  • Now heat the shallow frying pan at medium flame with 2 tsp. of oil. 
  • Add 1/4 tsp.of mustard seeds to it. Saute until it crackles.
  • Add curry leaves as required with a pinch of asafoetida. Stir well.
  • Drip the bananas from the water and add to the pan with the mixture of ingredients.
  • Now add the spices -red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder. Mix until the banana slices combine with spice powders completely.
  • Spread the banana slices separately on the pan to get cooked well evenly.
  • Saute continuously under low flame and don’t cover the bananas with any lid. Stir at intervals till the uncooked slices edge become crisp. 
  • Turn slices and cook the sides which look uncooked or not roasted or crisp.
  • When the banana slices become crisp and well-cooked sprinkle salt and mix well.
  • At last, add 1 tsp. of coriander leaves and saute well.
  • You can shift these into a bowl and serve it with Indian rice dishes like Dal and rasam or with roti. 


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