Pazham pori or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala.  Pazham pori even the thought of this makes us nostalgic. 



Pazham pori or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala.

Pazham pori / plantain fritters with a cup of hot cardamom tea, even the thought of this makes me nostalgic and cozy. Pazham pori or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala. It’s one of the simplest and the humblest snacks as well. As Kerala is the land of plantain, you will come across many plantain dishes while in Kerala. Among those, Pazham pori / plantain fritters has been the popular and the favourite snack of almost all the people there.



Pazham pori or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala.

Pazham pori / plantain fritters – Instructions to prepare.

Ingredients 

  • Ripe plantain – 3 nos
  • All purpose flour – 1 cup
  • Rice flour – 1 tablespoon
  • Egg – 1 (optional)
  • Sugar – 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
  • Water ¾ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Baking powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Oil – for deep frying

Method to prepare 

    • Peel the plantains, first cut it vertically, then cut it into halves.
    • cut the halved plantain vertically to get two thin slices out of it and keep aside.
    • In a bowl, mix all purpose flour, rice flour, sugar, turmeric powder (egg) , baking powder and salt. Blend it nicely with 3/4 cup of water with out any lumps.
    • Dip the plantain slices in bit of plain flour and then into the prepared batter and evenly coat them.
    • Heat the oil in a deep bottom pan. When it is hot, deep fry the batter coated plantain slices by turning both sides till golden brown.
    • Pazham pori is ready. Drain the excess oil using a paper towel.

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Pazham pori or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala.

Pazham pori/ Plantain fritter

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Pazham pori / Plantain fritter

Pazham pori or Plantain fritter is one of the most famous evening snacks in Kerala.  Pazham pori even the thought of this makes us nostalgic. 



Course Snack
Cuisine Indian, kerala cuisine, South Indian
Keyword Pazham pori / Plantain fritter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 312kcal
Author Sumith Babu

Ingredients

Ingredients to make Pazham pori / plantain fritter

  • 3 ripe plantain
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 egg optional
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Instructions to make

  • Peel the plantains, cut it vertically, then into halves.


  • Cut the halved plantain vertically to get two thin slices out of it and keep aside.


  • In a bowl, mix all purpose flour, rice flour, sugar, turmeric powder (egg) , baking powder and salt. Blend it nicely with 3/4 cup of water with out any lumps (add water according to your required consistency)


  • Dip the plantain slices in bit of plain flour and then into the prepared batter and evenly coat them.


  • Heat the oil in a deep bottom pan. When it is hot, deep fry the batter coated plantain slices by turning both sides till golden brown.


  • Pazham pori is ready. Drain the excess oil using a paper towel.


Nutrition

Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 719mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 1572IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 3mg
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