Pazham Pori Recipe / Ethakka Appam / Ripe Banana Fritters / Banana Fry

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  • Yield : 250 gm
  • Servings : 4 nos
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 5m
  • Ready In : 15m

Pazham pori is ripe banana dipped in maida and fried in oil. Pazham pori is an easy to make nutritious snack. They are also very tasty and kid’s favorite snack too.

The traditional Deep Fried Plantain is known by several names like Ethakka Appam, Ethakka boli, Ethakka Baji,  Pazham Pori, Vazhakka appam, Ripe Banana Fritters, Banana Fry.

With regard to nutritions of Banana, it has been considered as one of the healthiest options for fruit consumption for many years due to its impressive nutritional content which includes vitamins like vitamin C, vitamin B6, riboflavin, folate, pantothenic acid, and niacin, as well as trace amounts of other vitamins. In terms of minerals, bananas deliver a significant amount of potassium, manganese, magnesium, and copper.

Bananas are also good sources of dietary fiber and and protein.

Bananas are high in fibre, making them an ideal remedy for constipation and an alternative to chemical laxatives. It is also natural source of potassium deal for people who are suffering from blood pressure problems.

Try out this quick and easy pazham pori Recipe!

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  • Ethakka (Ripe plantains / Ripe banana) - 3 nos
  • All purpose flour (Maida) - 1 cup
  • Rice flour - 2 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Water - 1/2 cup
  • Coconut oil - 2 cup


Step 1

Peel the plantain and then cut the plantains horizontally into two halves.

Step 2

Take a bowl mix all purpose flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, sugar, salt and then mix it nicely by adding enough water to get a thick batter with a dropping consistency.

Step 3

Heat coconut oil in a pan. Dip the plantain slices in the batter one by one and coat it well.

Step 4

Deep fry it in coconut oil for about 5 minutes or till both sides become light golden colour. Drain oil in a paper towel.

Step 5

Hot & Tasty Pazham Pori is ready to be served along with a cup of tea. Enjoy!!!

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