5 Dishes That You Can Make With The Unique Red Bananas
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Red bananas also known as Red Dacca bananas, or Red Cavendish are a type of red-hued bananas, prevalently found in South Asian countries. The striking red colour is because of a high concentration of carotenoids. The yellow bananas are widely consumed but their red counterparts are popular due to their reddish-purple peel when they ripen.

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The taste experience of a red banana transcends the ordinary, offering a blend of sweetness with subtle hints of berry and vanilla, elevating it to a level of gastronomic excellence. With its vibrant hue and distinctive flavour profile, the red banana offers a delightful twist to traditional banana dishes, sparking creativity in the kitchen and enticing palates with its sweet, tangy notes.

Red Banana Halwa

Halwas in Indian cuisine is extremely special and you can make halwa with this red banana too, and it will be a great twist to the traditional halwas consumed on every occasion. This version of halwa features ghee, sugar and cardamom for flavouring. To garnish you can add chopped nuts like cashews, nuts and pistachios. Adding the nutritional bananas in your dessert can be great to give a healthy twist to your sweet cravings after meals. 

Red Banana Bonda

Red Banana Bonda is a tantalising South Indian treat that celebrates the unique sweetness of ripe red bananas. To prepare this delectable dish, ripe red bananas are mashed and mixed with a batter of chickpea flour, rice flour, and a dash of turmeric for colour. Fragrant with hints of cardamom and nutmeg, the batter coats each banana slice before being deep-fried to a golden crisp. The result is a delightful blend of sweet and savoury flavours, with a crunchy exterior giving way to soft, caramelised banana goodness within.

Red Banana Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies are trending in the modern culinary world and incase of using your regular bananas you can utilise the lal kela or red bananas. Red banana smoothie includes yoghurt, strawberries, obviously red bananas and a dash of coconut milk. To elevate your smoothie bowl experience more you can top it off with crunchy granola, muesli, fresh berries and drizzle of honey. By making this dish you can add a bundle of nutritions to your everyday breakfast. 

Raw Red Banana Roast

Begin by slicing raw red bananas and marinating them with a blend of turmeric, chilli powder, and salt, enhancing their natural sweetness with a kick of spice. Pan-roast until golden brown, infusing the dish with a crispy exterior and tender interior. The earthy flavour of turmeric complements the subtle sweetness of red bananas, while chilli powder adds a fiery depth. This unique dish promises a delightful fusion of flavours and textures, perfect for those seeking adventurous culinary experiences.

Red Banana Pancakes 

Red Banana Pancakes is a tantalising twist to traditional breakfast.  his pancakes features ripe red bananas, with flour, eggs, cinnamon, milk and drops of vanilla extract to add in a rich flavour. The red banana add the sweet flavour to the pancakes and the cinnamon and vanilla adds depth to the dish. You can serve with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup and fruit toppings for a decadent finish and to make it for delicious experience.