Oct 5, 2014

Pazham Pori Recipe / Ethakka Appam Recipe / Banana Fritters Recipe

I already have a version of banana fritters in this blog. This one is a updated version of it with new pics as well. I love this version more than the old one. The key for a tasty banana appam is to use a super ripe banana it has to be ripe and sweet. So give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Frying Time : 2 mins per batch
Serves : 4 to 5


Ripe Plantain / Nendrapazham - 2
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3/4 cup
Sugar - 2.5 tblspn
Baking Soda / Cooking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Cardamom Powder / Elakai podi - 1 tsp
Yellow Food Colouring - a pinch
Water as needed
Oil for Deep Frying


Take sugar and water in a bowl, mix well so the sugar is melted.

Add in flour, baking soda, cardamom powder and food colour and make it into a smooth thick batter.

Heat oil for deep frying.

Now peel some ripe bananas and cut them into thick rounds. Dip it into the batter. Drop it in hot oil and fry till golden.

Drain and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Take sugar in a bowl

Add some water

Mix well so the sugar is melted

Add in some flour

Make it into smooth but thick batter

add in some baking soda

add in some food colouring

add in some cardamom powder

mix well

take some super ripe bananas

peel em

cut them into rounds

Now drop them in batter

coat them on all sides

drop in hot oil

fry till golden



  1. Hi aarthi... One of my fav snack... If we add some rice flour to this batter we will get nice lightly crispy pazham pori

  2. @Sumiyes u can add some rice flour. But make sure you add very little

  3. Hi aarthi.. Can we use any banana or jus nendrapazham?

  4. Hi... Bt y baking soda.??

  5. @Vijibaking soda lightens the batter and crisp it up

  6. there is no search button for recipes in ur blog and i want to serach medu vada or vudhi vada today ..i am not able to find out in ur blog and got vexed to search in thousands of ur recipes as i seached about july 2015


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