Banana Fritters (Pazham Pori)

Banana Fritters (Pazham Pori) is a common tasty snacks from Kerala. It is one of the favorite snacks of malayali’s. It is also called ethakka appam. Pazham pori is made with sliced pieces of ripe banana.

Preparation Time: 5 – 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 – 25 Minutes

Servings: 3 persons

Main Ingredients: Banana (Plantain)

Cuisine:Kerala, South Indian

Course / Category: Snacks


Banana / Plantain / Nenthrapazham / Ethakka (ripe): 3 numbers

All-purpose Flour / Maida: 2 cups

Cumin seeds / Jeera: ½ teaspoon

Sugar: ½ teaspoon

Turmeric Powder: A pinch

Salt: As per taste

Method to Prepare Pazham Pori / Ethakka Appam

1. Take a bowl, add 2 cups of flour to it

2. Add salt, cumin seeds (jeera), sugar, pinch of turmeric powder and mix well (Lumps should not form in the mix)

3. The mix should be in semi thick consistency. Keep it aside for 5 minutes

4. Cut each banana in to 2 – 4 pieces (as per size of banana)

5. Heat oil in a deep bottomed vessel

6. Dip banana pieces in flour mix and put in oil for frying

7. Fry till light golden brown in colour

Tasty banana fritters / pazham pori / ethakka appam is ready to serve

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