Carribean style fried plantains

I learnt about this recipe on a food channel and also saw it on few blogs that I follow regularly, I had to try it.

I have made a spicier version coz I believe that is how my family prefers it.

You can avoid all the spices and yet it will taste good

2 large plantains
1 tspn paprika
1 tspn turmeric
1 pinch garam masala
salt to taste
Oil to deep fry

1) Peel the plantains and chop them in thick roundels. Place them in salt water to avoid coloring
2) Heat the oil on low medium.
3) Pat dry the plantains and sprinkle them with the spices and salt.
4) Drop them in the hot oil. Remove when they are cooked through.
5) Using a paper towel smash them between your palms or on chopping board to flatten them. Return to the hot oil and fry them again.
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Lovely golden brown color.
Srivalli said…
Gosh we make it so often and here I am drooling all over your pic..very nicely done..
Chef Mireille said…
i think you know about my plantain obsession so no words necessary
Kalyani said…
something like kela bhajisa.. isnt it so simialr to indian cuisine ??
Usha said…
Some of the dishes are so similar to Indian food, isn't it. I think even in India we make something similar, right? Love the color of the fried plantains
this is sooo tempting, feel like making them now!!!!

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