Banana fritters is pazham pori in Malayalam, is made across kerala as a snack at home with tea. It’s our tea time snack. This is made using plantain or “Nendrapazham” which is highly nutritious and good source of potassium and vitamins A & C.

As any fritters banana fritters also made by dipping the plantain slices in sweetened flour and then deep fried or shallow fried in oil or butter.

Banana Fritters / Pazham Pori Recipe


  • 3 Ripened Banana /Nendrapazham
  • ¾ cup Plain Flour/Maida
  • 3 tbsp. Rice flour
  • A Pinch of Turmeric powder (to give the colour)
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • A pinch Salt
  • ¾ cup water
  • Oil for frying


  1. Peel the skin of banana and cut into two equal from center.
  2. Take one potion and cut into 3 slices lengthwise.
  3. So from one banana 6 slices are made. Slice other banana same way and keep it aside.
  4. Now in a shallow plate mix flour, rice flour, turmeric, sugar and salt.
  5. Add enough water and make a batter. The batter should be in a medium thick consistency, care should be taken not to form lumps.
  6. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  7. Dip each banana piece in the batter, the batter should coat on the piece thoroughly.
  8. Arrange the pieces in the pan; do not put more pieces at a time.
  9. Fry the banana pieces, turning both sides till crisp and golden.
  10. Drain in paper towels. Serve.


Some other snack recipe:-

urad dal vada



Urad Dal Vada


3 Comments Add yours

  1. Reblogged this on Blog of a Mad Black Woman and commented:
    Fritters – whether banana or saltfish, is something Jamaican households tend to love. Aaah… Fritters.


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