Thursday, May 8, 2008

Pazham Pori / Ethakkappam (Deep Fried Banana)

Pazham Pori/Ethakkappam is a very common tea-time snack in Kerala. The 2 best combinations with tea are parippu vada & pazham pori.
Nendra pazham is used in its raw & ripe form to make many delicacies & is also very nutritious.


2 ripe Nendra Pazham(banana)

1/2 cup maida

3 tbsp rice flour

a pinch of salt

water(as required)

Oil for deep frying


Peel banana & cut into 3 pieces. Slice each piece into 2 or 3 parts.

Mix maida, rice flour & salt in a bowl. Add water to make a thick batter.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Dip the banana pieces in the batter & deep fry in oil till golden brown.

Remove & drain excess oil on kitchen towel.

Serve hot with tea/coffee.

This recipe is a part of "Deep Fried Snacks" Event on Radhika's Tickling Palates
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  1. Ethakappam is the bestest snack...with a hot cup of tea..O man thatz love love it:-)
    First time here:-)U have a good collection here..


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