May 10, 2012

Pazham Pori / Ethakka Appam ~ Ripe Plantain Fritters Recipe

Pazham Pori ~ Authentic Kerala Snack Recipe

Preparation & Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves : 4 persons

  • Ripe Plantains : 5 or 6
  • Maida : 1 cup
  • Rice Flour : 2 tbsp
  • Sugar : 3 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Water : 1 cup ( more or less )
  • A pinch of cooking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • Oil for deep frying

Sliced Ripe Plantains
Method :

1. Peel and cut the plantain horizontally into two halves and then slice them lengthwise.

2. In a mixing bowl, combine the both flours, sugar, turmeric powder, salt and cooking soda. 

3. Add water little by little and make a smooth and medium thick batter.
My Lovely Banana fritters :)

4. Dip the sliced plantains in the batter and fry them in the hot oil. 

5. Fry until golden brown and drain on a paper towel. 

6. Serve with a cup of hot tea.


  1. I have a banana fritter batter packet that a friend got me from Thailand. I had forgotten about it. Will make this right away.

  2. this is looking awesome. lovely recipe

  3. I love this mom used to make for us as tea time snack and this looks so good.

  4. looks very cute and delicious ...tempting clicks

  5. My favorite snack as a kid, still is! So very tempting!

  6. Love ur space.happy to follow u.Mouthwatering fritters.

  7. My all time fav evening snack. Yummy!!

  8. Looks so yummy. Love your new layout.

  9. save me some dear..I'll be right over..:P
    Tasty Appetite

  10. aren't these so good for evening snacks?...Lovely

  11. Love this on anyday...looks super tempting

  12. Seriously drooling over that super crispy fritters..

  13. can you teach us how to select a good plantain? i don't know which is a good one they usually look spoiled when i see them, however it seems that is how they are suppose to be, all black. so this is confusing, how to tell between a spoiled plantain and a good one?


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