How to Make Fried Bananas at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

We all have eaten fried bananas. But homemade fried bananas have that freshness which makes them more irresistible. Today, I am going to tell you how you can fry bananas at your home.

I tried fried bananas for the first time when a friend of mine who belongs from Brazil, cooked it for me. I went to her place and she made it as a breakfast for me. She told me it is a traditional breakfast in Northeast Brazil but many people love to have it as a dessert. No wonder, I just loved these deep-fried sweet bananas. I even asked her for the recipe, tried it at home and you are going to love it.

Fried Bananas are sweet and can be served as a dessert too. All you need to do is cut each banana into half and further into 3-4 pieces. Make a mixture of cinnamon and sugar in a bowl. Cook the bananas in a skillet till golden brown and lastly coat them with the sugar-cinnamon mixture. Serve hot.

You will love this delicious fried bananas without any doubt. It is a super easy recipe and a quick one too. No fuss is required for this recipe. Check out the ingredients first, gather them and let’s cook up this recipe.

Ingredients for Fried Bananas

  • 3 Firm Bananas (halved lengthwise)
  • ½ Cup White Sugar
  • 1 ¼ Teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter

You can grab these ingredients at any supermarket. Or may have them stocked up in your pantry already. You must be thinking about the time of preparation. So let’s take a look on that.

How Much Time It Will Take To Prepare Fried Bananas?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes5 minutes15 minutes

I know how happy you must be now as most recipes like this take a lot of time in their preparation. Check out the instructions and follow them precisely.

Steps to Prepare Fried Bananas

Fried Bananas recipe
  1. In a bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Take a skillet and melt some butter over a medium-low flame. Add bananas slices to it and cook them till they turn golden brown. This may take 5-10 minutes. 
  3. Keep them over a paper towel and then coat them with the sugar-cinnamon mixture.
  4. Serve hot.

Now you can serve these crispy fried bananas as a dessert and a breakfast as well. It tastes best with vanilla ice cream. You will love this dish with pancakes, waffles and crepes.

Nutritional Breakdown of Fried Bananas

Bananas contain many healthy nutrients that are very essential for a human body. That is why, I’ve mentioned the nutritional breakdown of this banana recipe.


How to Make Fried Bananas at Home | Video

Here is the video to help you in every step. If you want to know more details of the recipe, kindly watch this video as it will be a great help to you.

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Give a try to these sweet fried bananas and share with me your reviews for this recipe. You can ask your queries without any hesitation. If you have any other recipe in mind that you want me to share, please write it up in the comment section below. And I will be glad to share that recipe too. Your suggestions are always welcome. Have a good day!

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