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Ethakka Appam

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Ethakka appam / Ripe banana fritters is an easy and traditional Kerala style snack made with ripe plantains.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
Servings 4


  • Ripe Bananas 4 Nos.
  • Coconut oil Or Cooking oil For Deep Frying
  • Water ½ cup
  • All Purpose Flour Maida 1 cup
  • Rice flour 2 Tablespoon
  • Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  • Bicarbonate of soda a pinch
  • Turmeric powder 1/8 Teaspoon
  • Salt


  • 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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