Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) | How to make Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam)

By Soumya Sreeraj  |  22nd Feb 2017  |  
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About Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) Recipe

Ethakka Appam is an extremely popular evening snack item in Kerala. They are generally made using ripe plantains which are coated with the flour and deep fried in hot oil. You can make them more delicious using overripe plantains.

Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Soumya Sreeraj teaches how to make Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 3 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) takes 10 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) is a good option for you. The flavour of Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) and impress your family and friends.

Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam)

Ingredients to make Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam)

  • 2 overripe plantains (Nendrapazham)
  • 1/2 Cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons rice flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • A small pinch turmeric powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black sesame seeds
  • salt to taste
  • coconut oil
  • water as required

How to make Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam)

  1. Combine the flours, turmeric powder, cardamom powder, black sesame seeds and salt in a deep bowl. Add water little by little to form a smooth batter with semi thick consistency. Set aside.
  2. Peel the plantain and cut into half. Slice the halves into 4 thin pieces vertically. Repeat the same procedure for the remaining one.
  3. Dip the plantain slices in the batter until they are coated well with the batter.
  4. Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. The oil should be really hot, but not smoking hot. Add in the plantain slices one by one into the oil and fry until golden brown turning the sides in between. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Serve the crispy ethakka appam with tea.

My Tip:

You can use all purpose flour instead of whole wheat flour. The use of sesame seeds in this recipe is optional.

Reviews for Banana Fritters (Ethakka Appam) (1)

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Tasty fritters!

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