Fritters – whether banana or saltfish, this is something Jamaican households tend to love. Aaah… Fritters.



Banana fritters is pazham pori in Malayalam, is made across kerala as a snack at home with tea. It’s our tea time snack. This is made using plantain or “Nendrapazham” which is highly nutritious and good source of potassium and vitamins A & C.

As any fritters banana fritters also made by dipping the plantain slices in sweetened flour and then deep fried or shallow fried in oil or butter.

Banana Fritters / Pazham Pori Recipe


  • 3 Ripened Banana /Nendrapazham
  • ¾ cup Plain Flour/Maida
  • 3 tbsp. Rice flour
  • A Pinch of Turmeric powder (to give the colour)
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • A pinch Salt
  • ¾ cup water
  • Oil for frying


  1. Peel the skin of banana and cut into two equal from center.
  2. Take one potion and cut into 3 slices lengthwise.
  3. So from one banana 6 slices are made. Slice other banana same way and keep it aside.

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