Ethakka Appam

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Ethakka appam / Ripe banana fritters is an easy and traditional Kerala style snack made with ripe plantains.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 4 Bananas ripe nos
  • Coconut Oil or cooking oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • All Purpose Flour maida 1 cup
  • 2 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 pinch Soda bicarbonate
  • 1/8 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Peel the bananas and slice them into 3 pieces, lengthwise. Add above batter items into the mixing bowl, blend it thoroughly to form a semi thick batter with a dropping consistency and do make sure there no lumps in the batter.
  • Now dip the slices in batter and evenly coat them. Heat the oil in a kadai. Deep fry them until they become golden brown. Flip them in between. Remove from oil and drain the excess oil with paper towel. Serve hot with Masala Chai.

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Sadhana Padmanabhan
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