Ingredients for Fried Sweet Plantains

  • Chickpea flour – 1/2 cup
  • Ripe plantains – 3
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Asafoetida / Hing – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chile powder / Cayenne powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Water – approx 1/2 cup
  • Salt – to taste
  • Vegetable oil – for frying

Steps to prepare Fried Sweet Plantains

  • Heat oil in pan for frying. The pan should contain about 2-3 inches of oil.
  • Peel and slice the plantains to 1/2 inch thick circles or rectangles. See that the plantain you are using is extra ripe.
  • In a bowl, add chickpea flour and water, mix well. See that there are no lumps.
  • Now add cumin seeds, turmeric powder, hing, chilli powder, salt to taste, to form a medium thick batter.
  • Once the oil is hot, dip each plantain in the batter so that it is well coated and fry till they are golden brown in color.
  • Transfer it into paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
  • Repeat the process for remaining plantains.
  • Fried Sweet Plantains are now ready. Serve hot and enjoy.