Pazham Pori|Ethakka Appam

Pazham Pori

Pazham Pori is one of my favorite sweet dish from Kerala and I am little too crazy about this snacks. First time when I had Pazham Pori was, when I was traveling from Delhi to Kerala, and I had it in one of the station in Kerala and believe me since then I am fond of Pazham Pori. But to be very honest with you, that was the first and the last day I had Pazham Pori in a train or station. Thanks to the hygienic condition in which they cooked .

And that is when I decided to make Pazham pori at home. Pazham Pori is a very simple and easy to make recipe at home. My mother- in-law is the one who taught me, how to make an easy Pazham Pori snack recipe at home.

And you know what ?

It is indeed an easy tea time snack recipe to make at home. Anybody can make this recipe easily. This recipe is good for evening or morning snacks. Not only this, if you have some guest coming at home and you haven’t planned anything and you have this banana available then this is best recipe to serve immediately.pazham pori.

So lets check the step by step recipe of making Pazham Pori…

pazham pori

  1. Peel the Banana and slit it lengthwise.
  2. Take a bowl add maida, rice flour, sugar, salt and turmeric powder.
  3. Mix it well by adding water in it.
  4. Now dip the plantain or banana slices in the batter and coat them evenly.
  5. Take a heavy bottom pan and heat oil in it.
  6. When the oil is hot deep fry the batter coated plantain turning in between till golden brown.
  7. Serve hot along with a cup of tea or coffee. (It gets soggy and soft once cold  so it is better to serve hot)
pazham pori

Pazham Pori|Ethakka Appam

Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Puja
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Ingredients

  • Ripe Plantain - 4
  • All Purpose Flour/Maida - 1 cup 250 ml
  • Rice flour - 1 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder - a pinch
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as per required to make the batter
  • Coconut oil/ Vegetable Oil - to deep fry

Instructions

  1. Peel the banana and slit it lengthwise.
  2. Take a bowl add maida, rice flour, sugar, salt and turmeric powder.
  3. Mix it well by adding water in it.
  4. Now dip the plantain or banana slices in the batter and coat them evenly.
  5. Take a heavy bottom pan and heat oil in it.
  6. When the oil is hot deep fry the batter coated plantain turning in between till golden brown.
  7. Once done remove it on to the paper towel and serve hot along with hot coffee or tea.

Recipe Notes

If you want you can use semolina(rava) instead of using rice flour to keep the pazham pori more crispy.
To make it a little healthy recipe, you can use atta flour rather then using maida.
Turmeric is optional, so you can avoid using it or use it just a pinch so that the turmeric flavor shouldn't come.

 

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