Kerala Style Pazham Pori


Kerala Style Pazham Pori

Banana (Plantain Fry) or commonly called Yethakka appam
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • Ripe plantains As reqd, Nenthrapazham/Yethakka
  • 1/2 tsp Kesari color powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Allpurpose flour Maida
  • 1/2 cup Rice powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Water


  • Mix together maida and rice powder.
  • Add salt and kesari powder.
  • Add water enough to make a liquid paste and mix well.
  • Take pieces of plantain and dip in batter one by one.
  • Deep fry in oil.
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Response (7)
  1. M
    Manju August 29, 2008

    The rice flour makes the banana fry hard.It is best to use just maida, no wheat flour, no rice flour

  2. r
    reader November 9, 2006

    No Sugar! You have 2 add sugar.

  3. R
    Raji October 18, 2006

    Nethrapazham is banana and not plantains. Wheat flour with a little sugar added is a good substitute for rice and maida flour, but is best served warm.

  4. b
    ben July 6, 2006

    good,thanks for great recipe

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