Banana Lumpia Recipe: How To Make Banana Lumpia

Banana Lumpia

Greetings from back home, fellow foodies! Today, we’re delving into the amazing realm of sweets with the Banana Lumpia, a lovely treat that will take you to the busy streets of the Philippines. This sugary experience is a voyage into the core of Filipino food as well as a delight for the senses.

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INGREDIENTS

 

  

  • 4-6 Ripe bananas (depending on size)
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • Lumpia wrappers spring roll wrappers
  • Jackfruit optional, for a tropical twist
  • Cooking oil enough for deep frying

INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

Prepare the Bananas:

  • Peel and cut the ripe bananas into lengthwise slices first. For an additional flavor boost, feel free to incorporate some slices of jackfruit if you’re feeling daring.

Wrap it Up:

  • On a spotless table, spread out your lumpia wrappers. After putting a slice of banana at one end of the wrapper and generously dusting it with brown sugar, roll it up into a small, compact package.

Seal the Deal:

  • Make a simple paste out of flour and water to secure the ends. Seal the edges of the lumpia wrappers with this paste to keep your delicious surprise whole while they fry.

Fry to Perfection:

  • To achieve the perfect fry, preheat your frying oil in a pan. When the oil is hot, carefully drop the wrapped bananas in and cook until golden brown. Your taste senses will be bouncing just from the scent.

Drain and Serve:

  • When the banana lumpia reaches the ideal crispy texture, remove them with caution and allow them to drain on paper towels. For the greatest treat, serve them warm.

Banana Lumpia Recipe

Banana Lumpia

Enjoy the captivating combination of jackfruit, sweet bananas, and a crispy, golden wrapper in our Banana Lumpia recipe. With every taste, take yourself to the vibrant streets of the Philippines. With this delicious and simple dessert, you may up your culinary adventure and provide joy to others. 🍌✨
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6 people
Calories 220 kcal

Equipment

  • Cutting board and knife:
  • Frying Pan
  • Mixing bowl for your sealing paste
  • Paper towels for draining

Ingredients
  

  • 4-6 Ripe bananas (depending on size)
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • Lumpia wrappers spring roll wrappers
  • Jackfruit optional, for a tropical twist
  • Cooking oil enough for deep frying

Instructions
 

Prepare the Bananas:

  • Peel and cut the ripe bananas into lengthwise slices first. For an additional flavor boost, feel free to incorporate some slices of jackfruit if you're feeling daring.

Wrap it Up:

  • On a spotless table, spread out your lumpia wrappers. After putting a slice of banana at one end of the wrapper and generously dusting it with brown sugar, roll it up into a small, compact package.

Seal the Deal:

  • Make a simple paste out of flour and water to secure the ends. Seal the edges of the lumpia wrappers with this paste to keep your delicious surprise whole while they fry.

Fry to Perfection:

  • To achieve the perfect fry, preheat your frying oil in a pan. When the oil is hot, carefully drop the wrapped bananas in and cook until golden brown. Your taste senses will be bouncing just from the scent.

Drain and Serve:

  • When the banana lumpia reaches the ideal crispy texture, remove them with caution and allow them to drain on paper towels. For the greatest treat, serve them warm.

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Notes

Why Banana Lumpia?

Past the crunchy surface and deliciously mushy interior, there’s a deep cultural past. A favorite snack of the Filipino people, banana lumpia, often referred to as turon, is eaten both on special occasions and at regular get-togethers. Because of its simplicity, the natural sweetness of ripe bananas is highlighted, and the delightful crunch is added by the crispy wrapper. This dessert serves as a reminder of the happiness that comes with eating well.
Keyword Banana Lumpia, Banana Lumpia Recipe
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Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1: What is Banana Lumpia?
A1: A Filipino dessert called banana lumpia, or turon, is produced by encasing ripe bananas (and occasionally jackfruit) in spring roll wrappers and deep-frying them until they become crispy.

Q2: Can I use any type of banana for Banana Lumpia?
A2: You can use any variety of ripe banana. For the finest flavor and texture, select sweet, somewhat soft bananas.

Q3: Is jackfruit necessary for this recipe?
A3: You don’t have to have jackfruit. Though Banana Lumpia tastes great with just bananas and brown sugar, it does add a touch of the tropics.

Q4: Can I make Banana Lumpia ahead of time?
A4: You can cook them ahead of time and reheat in the oven for a few minutes to regain some crunch, but for that crispy texture, they’re best served fresh.

Q5: How do I prevent the lumpia from getting soggy?
A5: Before frying, make sure the oil is sufficiently hot. To prevent the temperature from dropping too much, fry in small batches and drain on paper towels to get rid of extra oil.

Q6: Can I freeze Banana Lumpia?
A6: Unbaked lumpia can be frozen for later use. Just make sure to wrap them tightly to avoid freezer burn. Fry as required.

Q7: What dipping sauces go well with Banana Lumpia?
A7: A simple dusting of powdered sugar or caramel or chocolate sauce are popular options. Try a few and see which one you like best!

Q8: Are there any vegan variations of Banana Lumpia?
A8: The fundamental recipe is vegan, yes. All you need to do is make sure the lumpia wrappers you use don’t contain any animal ingredients.

Q9: Can I air-fry Banana Lumpia instead of deep-frying?
A9: You can try air-frying, but classic deep-frying yields the greatest results. For a healthier option, preheat the air fryer and lightly mist the lumpia with oil.

Banana Lumpia Recipe
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Nutrition Fact –

Nutritional Information (Per Serving, assuming 4 servings):

  • Calories: Approximately 200-250 calories

  • Protein: 1-2 grams

  • Fat: 5-10 grams

  • Carbohydrates: 40-50 grams

  • Sugar: 20-30 grams

  • Fiber: 2-4 grams

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