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Green Banana (Plantain) Patties

These kachche kele ke kebab or plantain patties are super simple to make. They are perfect as a vrat or fasting recipe or a healthy snack. Do try.
Course Appetizer/Side Dish, navratri recipe, Snack, vrat recipe
Cuisine Indian
Keyword fasting recipe, healthy snack, kachche kele ke kebab, raw banana kebab
recipe kachche kele ke kebab, plantain patties, raw banana patties
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 227kcal


  • 2 potatoes boiled
  • 2 plantain or green banana boiled
  • ½ cup Roasted peanuts
  • 1 tsp. Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp. Green chilli paste
  • 2 tsp. amaranth flour or ½ cup breadcrumbs (optional)
  • ½ tsp. cayenne
  • ½ tsp. garam masala
  • ½ tsp. raw mango powder or amchur
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp. cilantro and mint finely chopped


  • Boil the potatoes and plantains together. Peel and mash when cooled.
  • Add green chilli, ginger paste, cayenne, salt and roasted and pounded peanuts to the mash and make a mixture. You may add finely chopped cilantro and mint to the mix for added flavour.
  • Now with your hands, make thin, round patties.

For Air frying

  • Preheat Air fryer to 200 C or 390 F for 5 minutes. Brush oil on the basket. Arrange the patties in one row. Lightly brush with oil.
  • Now Air fry for 15 minutes at 200 C or 390 F. Turn the patties and brush again with oil if needed, half way through the cooking time.

For pan frying

  • Cook them on a non-stick tava or griddle with very little oil. It just takes a couple of minutes on each side to get a lovely brown coating. Serve the patties hot as an evening snack along with ketchup or chutney. Goes really well with tea.


You may use breadcrumbs or amaranth flour in case you feel that the mash is a bit damp or lacks adequate binding.
You may use roasted and pound almonds or walnuts in place of peanuts if you so like.
You may also use some crumbled cottage cheese or tofu for added protein.
If making for fasting, use only black salt in place of regular salt.


Calories: 227kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 1265IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg