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Banana chips recipe

Banana chips is an easy snack and great companion for tea.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: banana chips, kela chips recipe
Servings: 8


  • frying pan
  • or air fryer for low oil version
  • slicer


  • 4-6 raw bananas green plantain
  • 1 tablespoon rock salt/salt
  • 2 cups water
  • Oil for frying (in traditional method) or


  • 1 tablespoon crushed black pepper
  • Salt as per taste


  • Peel and slice the raw bananas
  • Soak the slices in water with 1 tbsp. salt
  • Dry the slices on paper tissue for few minutes(10-15 minutes).
  • Fry them in medium hot oil until crisp.
  • Toss the slices with black pepper and salt(optional).
  • Store in an airtight container.

For air fryer version

  • Slice bananas thin after peeling.
  • Toss them in salt and 2 teaspoon coconut oil.
  • Preheat the air fryer for 5 mins at 180 deg C.
  • Air fry them at 180 deg C for 10 -12 mins. Optionally spray oil once.


The chips should be sliced with the thin slicers,too thick slices won't cook as crisp compared to thin slices.