An easy-to-make sev or namkeen made from grated raw bananas and besan, flavoured with basic spices. If you are looking for more raw banana snack recipe, then we have already shared the recipe of Raw Banana Chivda
If you want to avoid potatoes in our usual aloo bhujia sev, then this is the recipe you are looking for. We have added few basic spices for the flavours. You can adjust spices as per taste and preference. If you are making this for kids, then you can skip adding red chilli powder.
We have sprinkled chaat masala on sev after frying. You may even also serve it plain or can also sprinkle some other spices like or flavourings. For a twist you can sprinkle, peri-peri masala or maggi masala.
Raw banana or plantain can be used in a variety of dishes like stir fry, kofta, cutlets, curry, snacks (wafers, sev, chivda namkeen). The list is endless.
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HEALTH BENEFITS OF RAW BANANAS
Raw bananas are good for people with digestive and bowel problems, since they are full of dietary fibres. Plus they are rich in potassium, excellent source of vitamins and minerals, have low sugar content and are a good source of resistant starch.
Team it up with a hot cup of tea and enjoy as your evening snack.
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Raw Banana Sev
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Ingredients (1 cup = 240 ml)
- 4 raw bananas
- 1 cup besan/chick pea flour
- ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder/haldi
- ¼ teaspoon asafoetida/hing
- ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
- salt to taste
- 1– 1.5 tablespoon water
- ¼ teaspoon chaat masala to sprinkle on sev
- Add water in pressure cooker, put a stand over it. Arrange a flat plate over it and place raw bananas on it. Close the lid, pressure cook on high flame till 1 whistle, then reduce the flame and cook for 5 minutes.
- Let the pressure settle down. Then open the lid and let the bananas cool for about 5 minutes. Once slightly cool, peel and grate the bananas. Don’t keep the bananas for long. It will be very difficult to grate once they are cool.
- To grated bananas, add turmeric, salt, hing, red chilli powder. Also add 1 tablespoon water. Mix and mash the bananas with a spoon.
- Sieve besan and add to grated bananas. Mix well and form soft and smooth dough. If you feel dough is too dry, add little water.
- Place the dough inside the sev maker and close the lid.
- Heat oil in a frying pan/kadai and press the sev maker to make sev. Fry on a low-medium flame till it becomes crisp and golden from both sides.
- Remove from oil and place on an absorbent paper. Sprinkle chaat masala over it.
- Once cooled, store in an air tight container.