Slide Banana - Yellaki Naturally-ripened bananas from organic farms!
Why are bananas good for you?

One of the most popular and widely consumed fruits across the world, bananas are a household favourite. While they are loved for their sweet taste, organic bananas also bring with them a horde of macro and micronutrients that support the well-being and good health of the entire body.

Why Akshayakalpa Organic Bananas?

Akshayakalpa Organic Yelakki bananas are grown on organic, chemical-free farms by our trusted partners in order to bring you wholesome nutrition. They ripen naturally without the use of carbides or synthetic hormones to ensure no chemical residues make their way into your family’s diet.

After stringent quality checks, the naturally nutritious fruits are packed in sustainable, eco-friendly packaging made of ‘butea’ or banana leaves, bedded with coconut coir and paddy grass and delivered fresh to your doorstep.

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Rich in dietary fiber to support digestive health
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Improves blood sugar levels
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Loaded with potassium for good heart health
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Full of powerful antioxidants
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Boosts serotonin levels that keep you happy
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Vitamin B6 and C promote overall wellness

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Akshayakalpa Organic Bananas – Yelakki

Net Weight

Our farmer families grow Akshayakalpa Organic Yelakki bananas on chemical-free, organic fields to provide you with wholesome nutrition. To eliminate chemical residues from making their way into your family's diet, they are naturally ripened without the use of carbides. These organically grown bananas are brought fresh to your home after being wrapped in sustainable packaging made of leaves and coconut coir.

Price (Including GST)

₹ 40

Akshayakalpa Organic Bananas – Yelakki

Akshayakalpa Organic Bananas – Yelakki

Net Weight

Our farmer families grow Akshayakalpa Organic Yelakki bananas on chemical-free, organic fields to provide you with wholesome nutrition. To eliminate chemical residues from making their way into your family's diet, they are naturally ripened without the use of carbides. These organically grown bananas are brought fresh to your home after being wrapped in sustainable packaging made of leaves and coconut coir.

Price (Including GST)

₹ 40

Know your banana better!

Generally compared with Robusta variety of bananas, Yelakki (or Elaichi) bananas have the same nutrition value as regular bananas, although they contain lesser calories due to their small size.

Because organic bananas are cultivated without the use of pesticides, fertilizers or artificial ripening agents, they may vary in taste, size and colour. However, each banana brings to you the best of nutrition, purity and quality – bananas straight from nature!

Storage

Akshayakalpa Organic Yelakki Bananas are best consumed on the day of delivery – the fresher, the better.

If the bananas are ripe, remove them from the package and store them at room temperature.

If the bananas are unripe/slightly raw, please keep them wrapped in the coir packaging to help them ripen quicker.

Do NOT refrigerate.

FAQs

1. What are Yelakki bananas?

Also known as ‘Elaichi Bananas’ in Maharashtra and ‘Chinia Bananas’ in Bihar regions, Yelakki Bananas are a common variety grown in the Karnataka region. They are small sized (even smaller than your palms at times), aromatic, sweeter than regular Bananas and convenient to store and consume.

2. The bananas are over-ripe/ too raw. What should I do?

Because Akshayakalpa Organic bananas are naturally-ripened, the process is sometimes impacted by environmental factors like temperature etc.

– If the bananas are ripe: do store them at room temperature

– If the bananas are raw: store them in the coir packaging to help them ripen

3. In what ways can Akshayakalpa Organic bananas be used?

From a filling snack to a healthy dessert, Akshayakalpa Organic bananas are very versatile in their uses. You can also add them to smoothies, yogurt, shakes or use them as an ingredient to make halwa or banana bread. The possibilities are endless.

4. What are the nutritional values for the Yelakki Banana?

The nutritional value per raw banana (Yelakki) is as follows:

Calories: 72

Protein 1g (19%)

Carbohydrate 19g (95%)

Sugar 10g

Dietary Fibre 2g

Potassium – 290mg (9% DV)

Sodium – 1mg

Vitamin C – 11% DV

Vitamin B6 – 25% DV

5. Where can I purchase Akshayakalpa Organic Bananas?

You can order it from the Akshayakalpa app as per your convenience or subscribe to it for attractive offers. Any product bought from our app is home delivered to your doorstep at no additional cost.

6. Can individuals with diabetes eat Yelakki banana?

Bananas have a low GI (Glycemic Index) score and making them an appropriate choice for diabetics. Dietitian Upasana Sharma, Head Nutritionist at Max Hospital says, “Banana contains sugar and carbohydrates, but it is rich in fibre and has a low glycemic index. Thus, diabetics can eat bananas in moderation.”

7. Is Yelakki banana hybrid?

Yelakki bananas are not hybrid. This is a local cultivar that was domesticated about 7000 years ago in South-east Asia. We follow strict Non-GMO policies at all Akshayakalpa farms.

8. Can I give bananas to my 9-month-old baby?

Mashed bananas without any sweetners are a perfect weaning food for babies. Feeding them red bananas regularly can also help fight constipation in children.

9. Can I eat Yelakki banana during pregnancy?

 

Due to its high potassium content, nutritionists recommend pregnant and lactating women to include elaichi banana in their diets. This helps keep bones strong and the Vitamin B6 component also assists normal brain and nerve functions.

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