Pazham pori| Banana fritters

Pazham pori is all time favourite food of Keralites and Mangaloreans. As the name says pazham means banana , its a popular kerala snack made with ripened banana, coated in maida batter and deep fried.

Many have it for breakfast too. We can say it is one of the most favourite snacks among the south Indians. Here is the recipe for the yummilicious pazham pori.

Cooking time : 10 minutes

Serves : 4

Ingredients :

Banana – 2, Nendra banana

Maida/ all purpose flour – 1/2 cup

Rice flour – 2 tablespoons

Sugar – 2 teaspoons

Turmeric power – a pinch

Salt – a pinch

Water – required for making batter (approximately 3/4 cup)

Method :

In a bowl, take maida, add rice flour, turmeric, salt, sugar and mix well. Add water to make a thick batter. If the batter turns thin then add little more maida to make a smooth thick batter without any lumps. Keep aside.

Peel the bananas. Cut into half. then slice them vertically and thin.

Heat oil for deep frying. Dip the banana slices in the batter, coat them well and deep fry on both sides till light golden brown on medium flame.

Serve hot with tea and enjoy with your loved ones 🙂

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