Snacking on banana chips means you'll get some nutritional value for your calorie investment. The chips are a good source of some essential vitamins, especially magnesium. Your body needs magnesium for energy production, cell-to-cell communication and DNA synthesis, an important part of cell growth. It also works together with other minerals – like calcium and phosphorus – to make up bone and tooth tissue, which means eating foods high in magnesium may help keep your skeleton strong.


  • 4 green (unripe) Banana, peeled, sliced into thin rounds and washed
  • 2 cup coconut oil ( They taste awesome when fried in coconut oil)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Put the slices of banana into a solution of water, salt and turmeric and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Give it a good mix and transfer to a colander to drain completely.
  • In a medium sized kadai on high heat, heat the oil.
  • When it is hot , add the slices in small batches.
  • Fry until golden and transfer onto a paper napkin.
  • Sprinkle with salt and chilli powder and let it cool.
  • Store in an air-tight container.
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