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Kaya Nurukku Upperi

Kaya Nurukku Upperi

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 50


Serves 6

  • Raw Banana(Plantain)/Nenthran Kaya 2 nos

  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

  • Salt water 1/4 cups

  • Cooking Oil for frying 2 cups


  • 01

    In a large pan, add water and turmeric powder and keep aside

  • 02

    Peel the outer skin of the bananas and immerse them in the turmeric water for 20 minutes

  • 03

    (Note - This will remove the stickiness of plantain and preserve the color)

  • 04

    Slice it into thin quarter pieces

  • 05

    Just ensure that the pieces are not too thick or too thin and dry the sliced pieces in baking sheet or in a plate lined with kitchen tissue

  • 06

    Heat the oil in a deep frying pan on medium heat

  • 07

    (Note It should neither be too smoky nor dull)

  • 08

    Slide the sliced bananas into hot oil without overcrowding them

  • 09

    and occasionally give stir to flip them and keep them from sticking together

  • 10

    When it is half done approximately 8 mins

  • 11

    Minimise the flame to its lowest and sprinkle the saline solution, immediately close the pot with a lid

  • 12

    (this will prevent splashing) and remove the lid after a couple of minutes

  • 13

    When the bubbling diminishes completely, turn over the flame to medium and gently toss them on every side

  • 14

    (Note To see whether its done, take one and crush it .If still soft or squishy inside its not done, so simmer and fry in hot oil until it attains a crisp.)

  • 15

    Remove to a tissue paper and store in an airtight container

  • 16

    Serve and Enjoy



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