Updated February 16, 2021

This easy to make recipean interesting deep-fried snack recipe made with green raw banana or kachakela. It is a popular snack in south India and is typically made as munching evening snack or as compliment savoury snack with desserts. 


  • 3 Raw Banana
  • 1/2 Tsp. Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 2 Tbsp. Rice Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp. Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp. Salt
  • Oil for Fry


  1. Firstly, slit the banana and peel off the skin completely.
  2. Now slice to medium thickness.
  3. Transfer to a large bowl and add ½ tsp ginger garlic paste, 2Tbsp rice flour to make it crunchy . ½ Tsp chilly powder, ½ Tsp Turmeric, ½ Tsp salt
  4. Mix it well
  5. Now heat the oil to deep fry
  6. Make sure to spread and drop into the oil to avoid sticking from each other.
  7. Fry on medium flame for 10-12 minutes or until it turns crisp yet not turn golden brown
  8. Finally, enjoy banana chips or store in an airtight container for a month.

Some quick tips

  1. Firstly, use raw and tender green banana for the best result. You can also use slightly ripe or even ripe banana for a sweet and savory banana wafers.
  2. Secondly, adding turmeric to water and rinsing banana slices, will help to get bright yellow colour to chips.
  3. Lastly, store these in an airtight container or a zip lock bag for longer shelf life.
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