This is a traditional Kerala snack. Bananas coated with flour and fried. It won’t taste the same with any banana other than Kerala banana / Nenthram pazham.


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  • Course snack
  • Cuisine kerala
  • Yield 3 serving
  • Cooking Time 20 minutes
  • Preparation Time 10 minutes
  • Total Time 30 minutes


Kerala banana
All Purpose Flour (Maida)
1 Cup
2 Teaspoons
Baking Powder
1/4 Teaspoon
1 Pinch
3/4 Cup
Turmeric Powder
1 Pinch
Coconut Oil


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, salt and water in a dish. This should be a semi thick batter.
  2. Add turmeric powder to the batter to color a bit.
  3. Skin the bananas. Cut it into half and then slice each halfway into 3 or more to get the thin slices.
  4. Coat banana pieces with the prepared batter.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and fry the coated banana pieces until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oil and drain the excess oil with kitchen towel / paper napkins.
  7. Serve it warm with tea 😀
Banana Fritters ( Pazham Pori  )