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Delicious Pan-Fried Baka Bana

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"I'm showing you how to make baka bana. Besides plantain, it contains only four ingredients and you get delicious pan- fried baka bana. Let's get started!"
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13 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in a bowl. Add warm water, stirring constantly, until a pancake-like batter forms, about 2 minutes. Dip plantain slices into the batter.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a deep skillet over medium heat. Cook plantains in batches until golden, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook for 1 minute more. Drain on paper towels.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 5.9 33.8 2.5 0 200 Full nutrition

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first batch i made with a very ripe plantain, lot of black spots on it, was decent. next batch with fresh plantains, not so good, no taste.

Tasty and simple. I pan-fried these but I think they might be better shallow-fried (and the default photo looks like shallow or deep fried batter). Still tasty, if not as attractive as shallow-f...