How to Make #MummasTouch Pazham Pori (Fried Banana Fritters)- Recipe on FirstCry Parenting

#MummasTouch Pazham Pori (Fried Banana Fritters)

The list of recipes that I love of my mumma is endless, but, here I would love to share a simple and quick snack recipe over which me and my husband would go gaga. Pazham pori, also known as Ethakka appam, is quite a famous dish in Kerala. It’s an easy recipe, that any of you could just try in a jiffy and you need not to be a chef to make it yummy.

Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 5 – 10 Minutes  5 – 10 Minutes


  • 2 ripe plantain (long bananas found in Kerala)
  • 1/2 cup maida
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar (as per sweetness of banana)
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Peel the bananas and cut them lengthwise.

Step 2

Wash the sesame seeds and strain the water.

Step 3

In a bowl, take maida, rice flour, sugar, sesame seeds, turmeric powder and salt. Add water and blend it well to form a thick batter.

Step 4

Heat oil in a kadhai. Dip banana pieces in the batter and drop them in oil. Deep fry the fritters until they turn golden brown.

Step 5

Drain the excess oil and serve hot with tea.

Nutritional Information

Calories 300 K cal
Proteins 2.9 g
Fats 13.2 g
Carbohydrates 45.2 g
Cholesterol 30 mg
Sodium 124 mg
Potassium 454 mg
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