Yummilicious Ripe Robusta Banana Recipes for Foodies

Who doesn’t like yummilicious sweet bananas? Everyone does! Have you tried making Robusta banana recipes yet? If not, you must cook delish banana dishes. These food recipes are easy to make. On top of it, you couldn’t be happier eating these ripe banana recipes. 

As these bananas are naturally ripened, they taste heavenly awesome! Imagine how the banana recipe would taste! Does it tantalize your taste buds? It surely satiates the ‘foodie’ within you. So, keep reading this article as we present 4 finger-licking yet appetizing recipes to you! Moreover, get a step-by-step process to make the recipe.

What & How food dishes can be cooked with Robusta banana?

  • Sweet Robusta Banana recipes
  1. Banana smoothie
  2. Payasam
  • Spicy Banana recipes
  1. Robusta Banana Fritters
  2. Banana Chips
  • FAQs

So, let’s learn how you can make all these recipes at home. This is how you can cook & eat delicious Cavendish banana dishes at home. 

1. Sweet Robusta Banana recipes

You can cook many sweet banana recipes. If sweet dishes tempt you instantly, then you must try these out. 

Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are delicious yet healthy. You do not starve when you drink a full glass of smoothie. Also, you can prepare a smoothie in minutes. A good blender does all the magic! So, it’s a go-to drink for many. Let’s see how you can make this ripe banana recipe. 

Ingredients:

  • Ripe bananas
  • Coconut milk
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Cashew nuts & almond

Steps to make the smoothie:

Step-1

  • Peel the bananas
  • Chop them into small pieces
  • Add them in a good blender
  • Add ½ cup coconut milk & ¼ tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • Blend it well 

Step-2

  • Serve the smoothie in a glass
  • Add cashew nuts & almond to enhance the flavor

Preparation time:

Around 20 minutes

Payasam

Payasam is another famous robusta banana recipe. It is served at festivals in Kerala. You can also enjoy this sweet healthy banana dessert during dinner. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 big coconuts
  • 4 Robusta bananas
  • 2 spoons of jaggery sugar
  • ½ cup of moong dal lentil
  • Cashew & Kismis
  • Dry ginger, Cardamon, & Jeera

So, let’s see how you can prepare these appetizing robusta banana recipes.

Steps to make Payasam:

Step-1

  1. Scrape 2 big coconuts 
  2. Lightly blend the grated coconut in the Mixer by adding ½ cup of lukewarm water
  3. Sieve the coconut mixture into a bowl to extract the thick milk
  4. Blend the grated coconut again to extract the thin milk

Step-2

  1. Crush the jaggery & soak it into ¼ cup of water
  2. Slice the bananas into circular shapes and blend it over in the Mixer
  3. Wash the moong dal lentil with water and put it in the cooker. Slightly undercooked moong dal always adds a nice flavor to Payasam. 
  4. Grind cardamom, dry ginger, and Jeera to make a dry powder

Step-3

  1. Heat ghee in a Kadhai
  2. Add Banana blend and let it add its flavors for 5 minutes
  3. Add jaggery sugar 
  4. Mix it well
  5. Stir the mixture in between to avoid lumps
  6. Add Moong dal lentil in the hot mixture
  7. Add thin coconut milk
  8. Let the mixture simmer to mix well
  9. Once the mixture gets thick, add the thick coconut milk
  10. Add dry spices to give Payasam a nice flavor
  11. Cook the mixture for a few more minutes
  12. Add cashew nuts & kismis as a seasoning

Preparation time:

Around 1 hour

2. Spicy Banana recipes

Does spicy food tempt your taste buds? If yes, then these recipes are a must-try for you!

Robusta Banana Fritters

This food dish is often eaten with tea in South India. It is a good snack you would love to eat anytime! You can also eat these robusta banana recipes with your favorite ice cream. Any combination is tempting.  

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripped Robusta bananas
  • Oil

To oil fry & eat with tea:

  • 2 tablespoon rice flour
  • ¼ cup All-purpose flour or Maida
  • ¼ tablespoon turmeric
  • Salt 

To serve as a dessert

  • Honey as a seasoning
  • Ice cream 
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Steps to make Banana Fritters:

To oil fry & eat with tea:

Step-1

Add rice flour, all-purpose flour, turmeric, and salt in a bowl. Add water to make a semi-thick paste.

Step-2

  • Heat the oil for deep frying
  • Cut the bananas into half 
  • Dip the banana in the batter
  • When oil heats up, add the dipped bananas 
  • Flip over the bananas in between to fry them in a golden brown color. The cooking may take up to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer the cooked bananas to a plate
  • Use tissue papers to soak the excessive frying oil

To serve as a dessert

Step-1

  • Heat up the pan & dry roast the sesame seeds
  • Serve fritters on a serving plate
  • Drizzle honey & sprinkle sesame seeds
  • Add a scoop of ice-cream and it’s ready to eat!

Preparation time:

Around 25 minutes

Banana Chips

Who doesn’t like to eat crispy & chilly banana chips? All of us love it. So, let’s see how you can make it. It’s one of the most-loved robusta banana recipes.

Ingredients:

  • Raw bananas
  • Salt for taste
  • Red chilli powder
  • Asafoetida/Hing
  • Turmeric powder
  • Oil for deep frying

Steps to make Chips:

Step-1

  • Finely mix salt, red chilli powder, asafoetida, & turmeric in a bowl

Step-2

  • Peel the bananas 
  • Cut the bananas in chips alike shape

Step-3

  • Heat the deep frying pan
  • Let the oil heat up and then start adding banana chips
  • Add the chips in stainless steel chip maker
  • Stir the chips back & forth to cook evenly. Doing so, your chips do not stick to each other.
  • Let the chips turn golden brown in color
  • Once done, lift out the chips & put them on a plate
  • Use tissue paper to soak up the excess frying oil
  • Sprinkle the dry spice mixture made in step 1
  • Cool down the chips to a normal temperature. Do not cover the container unless the chips turn cool. 
  • And, you’re good to enjoy eating crunchy chilli chips

Preparation time:

Around 30 minutes

FAQs

Q.1 Where can I find natural robusta bananas?

Answer: You can find Robusta bananas harvested in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Andhra Pradesh

Q.2 Which month is good to make Robusta banana recipes?

Answer: You can make Robusta banana recipes later in the summer. One can also make the recipes all year round as bananas are available throughout the year. 

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