Turon, Fried Banana Roll

Turon, Fried Banana Roll

Turon or Fried Banana Rolls are truly a Filipino snack. It is a street food sold along side with banana-Q. See my previous post of banana-Q. It is prepared by rolling sliced banana sprinkled with brown sugar and topped with langka or makapuno sweets in a lumpia wrapper. Quantities for this recipe is for your guide only, you can make as many turones as you wish there is no limit to the amount of ingredients. It is best eaten as soon as they are cooled enough to eat while the skins are still crisp. Enjoy.



20 pcs. ripe banana (saba variety)
1 pack big size lumpia wrapper (about 20 pcs.)
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sweet langka preserve
1/2 cup sweet makapuno preserve
cooking oil

Cooking procedure:

Trim both ends of each banana and peel off skin, cut into half lengthwise keep aside.

Langka Filling

In a large plate place one piece of lumpia wrapper, place on top 1 slice of banana. Sprinkle banana with brown sugar and top with strips of langka. Roll lumpia wrapper halfway, fold both ends, now fully roll and wet the end of flap with water to seal.

Makapuno Filling

Repeat process with using makapuno topping for half of the bananas.

Turon, Fried Banana Roll - Frying Procedure

Heat oil at medium to high heat fry banana rolls in batches 3-4 minutes each side or until lumpia skins are crisp, golden brown. Remove banana rolls from wok and drain excess oil. Serve while the skins are still crisp.


  1. thanks for your wonderful recipes. i truly appreciate those photos that you include in each dish.

  2. top this with vanilla ice cream..it's yum,yum :)

  3. Hi Jennifer, I never thought of that but its sure sound yum-yum alright.

  4. that's how you make turon

  5. i love turon with lots of jackfruit in it, so yummy

  6. i miss turon..saba banana is too expensive here in japan and scarce..but definitly will try this soon..thanks for this recipe...

  7. gena


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