Curry leaves valakkai poriyal (plantain chips)

4 servings
20 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
3 (abt 400g) valakai/plantain/raw bananas - peel the skin, slice as thin as possible and soaked in water.

1 tbsp plain chilly powder

3 sprigs curry leaves - shredded/sliced thinly

5 shallots - sliced thinly

salt to taste

oil for frying


  • Drain out the water from the sliced bananas.
    Into a bowl, add all the ingredients inside (except the oil) and mix thoroughly to coat the bananas.
    Heat oil and when heated, fry the bananas in batches.
    Once browned and crunchy, remove with the curry leaves and drain on a kitchen towel. Once cool, store in a air-tight container.


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