Raw Banana Fritters, Kela Bhajia

Raw Banana Fritters, Kela Bhajia

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Lose yourself in the scrumptiousness of these yummy bhajias made of raw bananas. The Kela Bhajia is a fabulous tea-time snack , with the inimitable flavour of raw bananas coated with a batter of besan flavoured with asafoetida and carom seeds.

These Raw Banana Fritters must be served fresh, to enjoy the awesome crispness and the burst of flavour caused by carom seeds.

Raw Banana Fritters, Kela Bhajia recipe - How to make Raw Banana Fritters, Kela Bhajia

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 20 fritters
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20 sliced raw banana
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Batter (using 1/2 Cup Of Water)
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
a pinch baking soda
salt to taste

For Serving
green chutney

  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, dip the bananas slices in the prepared batter and drop it in hot oil. Deep-fry a few banana slices at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  2. Drain on absorbent paper.
  3. Serve immediately with green chutney.
Nutrient values per fritter
Energy53 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates4.9 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A33.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C0.1 mg
Folic Acid12.1 mcg
Calcium4.6 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6 mg
Potassium59 mg
Zinc0.1 mg


Raw Banana Fritters, Kela Bhajia
 on 15 Nov 19 10:26 PM

Very tasty useful Thank you
Tarla Dalal
16 Nov 19 12:43 PM
   Arul, thanks for the feedback.
Raw Banana Fritters, Kela Bhajia
 on 11 May 16 02:37 PM

Banana Fritters.. a crispy fried banana bhajiya.. perfect for evening tea time.. This is a must try recipe.. as this recipe is very simple and quick to make it..