Sunday, 22 April 2012

Pazham Pori/Banana Fritters

Pazham Pori or Banana fritters are very popular in Kerala. They are made with a kind of banana called Etha Pazham. They are long yellow bananas which are harder than the normal bananas that I get in Uk. These ones hold well when deep fried.

Etha Pazham (Nedram Pazham) is a favourite in any form among ppl from Kerala. You can eat it as it is. Steam it and eat it as as breakfast. It goes well as a side for Puttu. You can make Pazha Pradaman (a payasam/kheer made of this banana, jaggery and coconut). The list is endless.

This one is a super simple recipe. It can be prepared in 10 minutes. And they taste heavenly with a cup of coffee or tea.


Banana 1
Maida/All Purpose Flour 1/2 cup
Sugar 1 tsp
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
a pinch of salt

Oil for deep frying.

Method of Preparation

1. Mix the maida, sugar, turmeric and salt with little water to make a thick batter.

2. Slice the banana into small pieces.

3. Heat oil in a pan. Dip the sliced bananas in the batter and fry them in the oil.

Serve with a hot cup of tea or coffee.

Linking this to Kerala Kitchen Event hosted by Ramya


  1. OH fav..that too served in banana leaf.u made me nostalgic !

  2. I ate similar fritters in a Thai Food shop. Looks quite tempting...
    First timer on your blog, colorful it is... glad to follow u :)

  3. heavy iam thinking to make something like pazham pori..hmm.but lazy..awesome dear.tempting me.

  4. Woww... Very traditional and delicious recipe.. looks amazing :)
    Indian Cuisine

  5. iyoooooo ingane kothipikkalle desr.

  6. very delicious and tempting fritters..

  7. These look so tempting Roshni..haven't had in a long time..btw, I also posted an ethapazham recipe today.

  8. Super tempting fritters,am inviting myself to ur place.

  9. Delicious looking banana fritters.

  10. These look so yummy! Like the banana face ;)

  11. my fave snack of all time...thanks for sharing with kerala kitchen

  12. An award for this dish is awaiting at my place..Grab it soon

    1. Thank you Ramya.... :-) This is great....

  13. looks delicious..I am following. Glance through my blog if you get time..