Pazham Pori Easy

by GinuJoyce
Pazham Pori otherwise nicknamed Ethakka Appam is an all-time favorite and a traditional snack of Malayalee population. These banana fritters are prepared from a variety of plantain named Nendrapazham. Ripe banana slices are dipped in a sweetened maida batter and deep fried to a golden brown colour. Rich in potassium and vitamins, Pazham Pori makes a perfect snack for evenings and is available almost everywhere.This snack is very easy to prepare at home with very minimal ingredients. Mix together required maida flour, turmeric, sugar, cumin and water to prepare a thick running batter. Thin banana slices are dipped in the batter and deep fried in hot boiling oil. Relishing Pazham Pori over a cup of piping hot tea is a pleasure.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 8
Rating: 5
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Instructions
  1. Mix together maida, tumeric, cumin, sugar and water to make a thick batter with a dropping consistency.
  2. Mix well, till all lumps are gone.
  3. :- If too thick, add more water. :- If loose, add more maida. :- Adjust turmeric(for color) and sugar(for sweetness).
  4. Slice the bananas vertically into thin pieces.
  5. :- If the bananas are very big, u can cut it into 2 pieces first and then cut it length wise to make thin slices.
  6. Dip the slices of banana in the batter and coat it very well with the batter.
  7. Heat oil in a deep-fry pan.
  8. Put the slices and fry both sides, till Pazham Pori(Fried banana) is fried well.
  9. Keep Pazham Pori(Fried banana) on kitchen tissue paper to remove excess oil.
  10. :- Serve Pazham Pori(Fried banana) hot.
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7 comments

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min August 31, 2005 - 12:00 am

pls add karijeerakam .it will be good.

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Sona March 19, 2005 - 12:00 am

While serving,place a small bowl with milkmaid to dip…. It tastes even yummier

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suby varghese March 29, 2005 - 12:00 am

i usually add some powdered cardamom to the batter, to add to the flavor.

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anisha philip March 2, 2005 - 12:00 am

I Tried it with little ghee,it tastes really good.
thanks.

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Devoo March 25, 2006 - 12:00 am

Add 1 spoon of rice flour and 1/2 tea spoon ghee to the batter to make more cryspy.i tried this to make the maida batter thick but it came more tasty.

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vrinda January 21, 2008 - 12:00 am

When u make batter add one eggwhite and a pinch of baking powder.Then it will be crispy and wont take much oil.U can cut the bananas in round shapes to save time..

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Sunita January 15, 2010 - 3:32 am

This turned out to be very nice and got compliments from hubby too. I added a little rice flour and ghee to this recipe and it was just superb. Thanks for sharing !

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