Fried Lotus Chips) side dish akin this green banana chips can be heightened to another level and can be literally teamed with any other dish for a wholesome filling rice meal (Purple Cabbage Stir-Fried, Lemongrass Curried Fish, Spicy Tofu Curry, Salted Fish Mango, Pepper Tamarind Prawns & Egg Rasam). You think I should feel proud? Let me know when we catch up for another segment of "cook with nava-k". Love all of you.
3 (abt 400g) valakkai/plantain/raw bananas - peel the skin, slice thinly and soak in water.
1 tbsp plain chilli powder
3 sprigs curry leaves - shredded/sliced thinly
5 shallots - sliced thinly
Salt for taste
Oil for frying
Drain and gently squeeze out water from the sliced bananas.
Into a bowl, add all the ingredients (except the oil) and mix thoroughly.
Heat oil and when heated, fry in batches till crispy and crunchy.
Remove, drain over kitchen towel to remove excess oil and store in air tight containers.