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pazham pori

Pazham pori

Sweet bananas dipped in batter and deep-fried to serve as a tea-time snack. A very popular street food in Kerala.
Course Snack, Street food
Cuisine Indian, Keralite, South Indian
Keyword Ethakka appam, sweet banana fritters
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Hema Magesh


  • 2 nos nendran bananas
  • ½ cup plain flour/maida
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1-3 tsps sugar (or as needed)
  • a pinch of cumin powder
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • salt as needed
  • water as needed for the batter
  • oil for deep frying


  • Wash and peel the banana. Cut them in to half and then vertically into 3 pieces.
    pazham pori step 1
  • Make a batter with ingredients from plain flour to water. The batter should be of yogurt consistency.
    pazham pori step 2
  • Heat up the required oil in a pan. Dip the banana pieces in the batter and deep fry them.
    pazham pori step 3
  • Drain on to a paper towel and serve with tea or as a snack