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A bowl of plantain stir fry on the cotton napkins
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5 from 2 votes

Plantain Stir Fry- Balekai Palya Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 193kcal



  • Peel the plantain skin like I show in the pictures and chop them into little cubes.
  • Place a pan over medium heat with 2- 3 cups of water. Add the chopped plantains. When the water starts boil, switch off the heat and allow it to cool.
  • Drain the excess water and place the plantains aside.
  • Place a pan over medium heat with oil.
  • When oil heats up, add the half cooked plantains.
  • Fry it for a while (4-5 mins) and add sambar powder, salt to taste.?
  • Fry them until they get crispy (About 10 minutes).
  • Plantain Stir Fry is ready!


Note: The nutrition values I show here are my best estimates. Please be sure to check your preferred nutrition calculator, if you are reliant on accurate calculations in your diet.


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 8g