Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers


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Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers

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Crispy banana wafers made out of yellow bananas are an all-time favourite all over the country, especially in regions of Kerala and Tamil Nadu where yellow bananas are available all year round.

You need to choose hard and raw yellow bananas to make these yellow banana chips Some people like to make it out of bananas that have just begun to ripen, in order to get a sweet and spicy flavour but this banana chips recipe gives you the procedure for proper raw bananas.

Follow the procedure of adding salt, and other steps, exactly as mentioned in this recipe in order to get perfect Yellow Banana Chips. The outcome will be so fabulous that your Raw Banana Wafers will earn you many compliments!

Replace salt with sendha namak if you wish to relish this crispy yellow banana chips during fasting.

Do try other wafer recipes like Kand Wafers, Banana Pepper Wafers and Potato Wafers.

Enjoy how to make Yellow Banana Chips recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers recipe - How to make Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 cups
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Ingredients

For Yellow Banana Chips
2 large surti raw bananas
2 tsp salt
oil or for deep-frying
Method
For yellow banana chips

    For yellow banana chips
  1. To make yellow banana chips, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan on a slow flame.
  2. Meanwhile, make light slits on the raw banana peels at equal distance while taking care not to slit the raw banana.
  3. Trim both the edges of the raw banana and gently remove the peel using your fingers. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the salt and 4 tbsp of water in a small bowl and mix well till the salt dissolves completely. Keep aside.
  5. Slice half the raw banana using a slicer directly into the hot oil.
  6. Allow the banana slices to cook for ½ minute and then add 1 tbsp of salt-water mixture to the oil. Let this cook for ½ minute again and then gently mix well using a slotted spoon.
  7. Continue cooking the chips on a medium flame till they turn crisp from both the sides and the spluttering sound of oil-water stops, while stirring occasionally. Remove the banana chips from the oil and drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Repeat the same procedure to make more banana chips in 3 more batches.
  9. Cool yellow banana chips completely and serve or store in an air-tight container.

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Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers recipe with step by step photos

Like Yellow Banana Chips

  1. Like Yellow Banana Chips ( raw banana wafers, banana wafers).  These crisp banana chips are fried in coconut oil and known as upperi in Kerala. Here are some other chips/ wafer recipes from our site you must try.

Can i use ripe banana for making chips?

  1. Can i use ripe banana for making banana chips? No, you need to use raw bananas to make the yellow banana chips

I didn't get the Yellow colour?

  1. I didn't get the Yellow colour of the banana chips as shown in your image? You need to choose hard and raw yellow bananas to make these yellow banana chips. Some people like to make it out of bananas that have just begun to ripen, in order to get a sweet and spicy flavour but this banana chips recipe gives you the procedure for proper raw bananas. 

Method for Yellow Banana Chips

  1. For preparing the Yellow Banana Chips, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan on a low flame. We are using vegetable oil, the Authentic Kerala wafers are fried in coconut oil. You may use that if you like that flavour.
  2. Meanwhile, make light slits on the raw Kerala banana peels at equal distance while taking care not to slit the raw banana. Use surti or nendrankai / raw nendran plantain for authentic kerala style banana wafers.
  3. Trim both the edges of the raw banana and gently remove the peel using your fingers. Keep aside. Alternatively, you can use a peeler to get rid off the banana skin.
  4. In a small bowl, take salt. Replace salt with sendha namak if you wish to relish this crispy yellow banana chips during fasting. Add 4 tbsp of water in the same bowl.
  5. Mix well till the salt dissolves completely. Keep aside.
  6. Slice half the raw banana using a slicer directly into the hot oil. We would not suggest you to slice them on a plate or bowl and then put in oil as they tend to become black & sticky. So follow this method and ensure the distance between the pan and slicer is not too high or else hot oil might splutter on you. Also, do not overcrowd the pan or else the banana chips will stick to each other & not turn crispy.
  7. Allow the banana slices to cook for ½ minute and then add 1 tbsp of salt-water mixture to the oil. The oil will splutter but, do not worry just take care you are not very close to it.
  8. Let the Yellow Banana Wafers cook for ½ minute again and then gently mix well using a slotted spoon.
  9. Continue cooking the chips on a medium flame till they turn crisp from both sides and the spluttering sound of oil-water stops, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Remove the  Yellow Banana Wafers from the oil and drain on absorbent paper. For masala banana chips, sprinkle chilli powder at the end.
  11. Repeat the same procedure to make more  Yellow Banana Wafers in 3 more batches.
  12. Cool the Yellow Banana Wafers completely and serve or store in an air-tight container.

Nutrient values per cup
Energy351 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates11.2 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat33.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A324 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C19.2 mg
Folic Acid13.1 mcg
Calcium8 mg
Iron5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium12 mg
Potassium154.4 mg
Zinc0 mg

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Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 21 Aug 18 10:41 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Glad you liked the banana chips recipe. Happy cooking.
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04 Sep 19 09:32 AM
Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 21 Mar 18 07:24 PM


Can i use ripe banana for making chips??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, No they will not turn out proper...
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22 Mar 18 08:40 AM
Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 28 Jan 18 07:54 AM


Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 23 Jan 18 02:05 PM


Aww, I just loved the recipe and for sure am going to try to make this. I like sweet banana chips alot specially kerala chips.
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Tarla Dalal    Do try the recipe and give us your feedback..
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23 Jan 18 05:06 PM
Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 30 Apr 17 08:01 PM


i want the recipe of potato chips papad
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Shweta, We do not have the recipe for it but we will soon try it out and get back to you for the same.
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02 May 17 09:03 AM
Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 09 Mar 17 05:29 PM


Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 09 Mar 17 05:26 PM


Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 16 Nov 16 04:27 PM


I don''t get the Yellow colour as shown in your image . So what is the trick?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Swapnil, Kindly see the whole video we have explained the right bananas to be used.
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16 Nov 16 04:50 PM
Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 13 Sep 16 11:55 PM


What if I don''t want to use salt, since I dont like salt. Is it not going to come out crispy
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Noel, Without salt it will surely taste bland and have no taste. Add very little salt if you do not like much salt.
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14 Sep 16 09:06 AM
Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers
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 on 08 Sep 16 03:14 PM


Hello mam Can banana wafers b made using ghee for deep frying
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Priya, Yes you can deep-fry them using ghee but they will taste different
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08 Sep 16 05:09 PM