February 09, 2017

Pazham Pori / Ripened Plantain Fritters

A typical Kerala Snack in which the ripened plantain is made in to thin slices and dipped in to flour batter and deep fried. It is a traditional tea time snack and found in street side shops all over Kerala...

  • Pre time: 05 mins
  • Cooking time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients for making Pazham Pori:

  • Nendram Pazham / Ripened Plantains 3
  • All purpose flour / Maida 5 table spoons
  • Rice flour 1 table spoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tea spoon
  • Salt 1/2 tea spoon
  • Cooking soda a pinch
  • Oil for deep frying

How to make Pazham Pori / Ripened Plantain Fritters?

  • Mix the flour, salt, cooking soda, turmeric powder in a broad pan well and add water. 
  • Bring in to dosa batter consistency.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Peel off the fruit and cut in to half.
  • Now make 1/2 inch thickness pieces as shown in the picture.
  • Dip them one by one in to the batter and drop in to the oil.
  • Fry till they become golden yellow on both sides.
  • The Pazham Pori / Ripened Plantain Fritters are ready to munch with hot tea now.