Pazha bajji/pazham pori/banana fritters Recipe

Pazha bajji, also known as pazham pori or banana fritters, is a popular South Indian snack made with ripe bananas. The bananas are coated in a spiced batter and deep-fried until golden and crispy. These fritters have a sweet and savory flavor, with a soft and moist texture inside. They are commonly enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee and are perfect for rainy evenings or as a quick snack. Try making pazha bajji at home for a delicious and comforting treat!

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Ingredients for Pazha bajji/pazham pori/banana fritters Recipe

  • 1/2 Ripe Bananas
  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon Rice Flour
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water
  • as per your need Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Pazha Bajji/pazham Pori/banana Fritters Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and slice ripe bananas into long pieces.
  • STEP 2.Prepare the batter by mixing all-purpose flour, rice flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, and water.
  • STEP 3.Dip the banana slices into the batter, ensuring they are well coated.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep pan and carefully drop the coated banana slices into the hot oil.
  • STEP 5.Fry until the fritters turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee.

Cooking Tips

  • Use ripe bananas for the best flavor and texture.
  • Adjust the spice level by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • Make sure the oil is hot enough before frying to ensure crispy fritters.
  • Do not overcrowd the pan while frying to ensure even cooking.
  • You can sprinkle some chaat masala or black salt on the fritters for extra flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Pazha bajji is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the fritters in a preheated oven at 350掳F (175掳C) for a few minutes until heated through.
  • Serve the reheated fritters with a sprinkle of chaat masala or black salt for added flavor.
Nutrition
value
350
calories per serving
14 g Fat6 g Protein50 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    14g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Carbs
    50g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    50g
  • Protein
    6g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    14g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    25mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    20mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    23mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    2mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    43mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    84mg
  • Selenium
    1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp