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Recipe: Charnamrit shots with raw banana chips

November 07, 2013 16:51 IST

Image: Charanamrit shots with raw banana chips
Photographs: Courtesy Kunal Kapur Rajul Hegde

MasterChef India judge Kunal Kapur shares with us this unique but easy-to-make recipe of Charnamrit shots with raw banana chips

Charanamrit can be literally translated as 'nectar from God's feet'. The unique drink is often offered at the end of a prayer and usually in cupped hands. MasterChef India judge Kunal Kapur recommends you to team it with raw banana chips.

No of portions: 3

Preparation time: 10mins

Cooking time: 5 mins


For Charnamrit

  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 tbsp Curd
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1tbsp Honey
  • 2 leaves of Tulsi (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Few drops of Rose water
  • Few drops of Kewra water

For chips

  • 2 Raw bananas
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying


  • For charnamrit shots place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix them lightly with a spoon. Refrigerate it.
  • For making the banana chips in a bowl add ice cold water and some salt.
  • Slice the raw banana and using a slicer thinly slice the raw banana into wafers. Immediately dunk the wafers in iced water for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the chips and place on a kitchen towel. Pat dry them completely.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan. Heat it to high and immediately fry the bananas till crisp.
  • Remove and sprinkle some more salt.
  • Serve them with chilled charnamrit.

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