Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Ripe Banana Fritters ~ Malaysian style

Today for the 6th day of the marathon...Here is another restuarant recreation....and an yummy one that is....
Whenever we go to downtown Boston, we prefer going to the Malaysian restuarant in China town. Its a whole new atmosphere when we enter. We usually go for dinner so, never can we come out with out having dessert.

One of the best dessert I have eaten is their Fried Icecream with is served with Fried Banana Fritters. I have eaten fried icecream in other places before, but this is the one I like, its because they use a batter to dip the icecream and then fry it. The same batter is also used for the bananas and they taste just heavenly! We love it a lot!

Well how do you fry your icecream?....I think its probably not possible at home...or if it is please let me know and I would love to try it out. But me and the kids even love the banana fritters too, so I decided to atleast try out the banana fritters.

But for the fried ripe banana fritters...the banans should just be perfect. Do not use over ripe bananas. The bananas should be ripe with no spots and should be firm.

When I was searching for the recipe, I found many which used eggs...I haven't tried it with out egg, but will try soon. I followed the recipe to the "T", only lessened the amount of salt used. The texture came out perfect, just as I wanted!! It was totally worth it!...
Everyone enjoyed them!...Eat them hot or warm...cos they tend to soften when they get cold!

Recipe Source: Here


1 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 to 3/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup sugar
1 egg, well beaten
1/3 cup milk
2 tsp melted shortening
2 firm yellow ripe bananas, cut into pieces
Oil for deep frying

Icecream or frozen yogurt to serve with


Whisk AP flour, baking powder, salt and sugar together.
Melt vegetable shortening.
Beat the egg well.
Combine egg, shortening and milk together.
Combine this with the dry ingredients.
Cut the bananas into fours or even smaller.
Heat oil to the point that when the batter is dropped, it comes up quickly, in a second that is.
Dip the bananas in the batter and drop into the oil.
Remove when brown onto a paper napkin. It will happen very quickly...not more than 20 - 30 sec.
Serve hot with icecream or frozen yogurt.
Drizzle with chocolate syrup on it if you wish. Or dust with powdered sugar.

Check out what my blogger friends cooked up for the 6th day of the marathon:

Gayathri Anand,
Gayathri Kumar,
Padma Dharmaraj,
Veena Aravind,
Sending this also to Kid's Delight - Restuarant Recreation, started by Srivalli, Hosted by Champa of Versatile Kitchen.

Also to Bookmarked Recipes - Every Tuesday event, hosted by Aipi of US Masala and Priya of Mharo Rajasthan Recipes.


  1. wow....wonderful fritters .....lovely pictures and well explained.....

  2. I love these fritters and these are perfect...

  3. wow banana fritters in any form i love i used to prepare it kerala style. I am going to try this in your way soon

  4. good one..I shld try without the eggs though!

  5. Ohh.. am so going to make this..I know for sure my hubby will go crazy for it ..lol :))
    nice recipe n beautifully recreated dear!

    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event :)
    US Masala

  6. very tasty ...yet refreshing fritters.

  7. This sounds similar to our banana fritter recipe but looks sooo much better! I love the crips, fluffy coating- definitely a must try. Thanks!

  8. Ooh Smitha, I'm going bananas over it :) lol
    Though this recipe sounds similar to our banana fritter, it looks so different and delicious. I love the crisp, fluffy coating- a definite must try. Thanks!

  9. Sure kids will love this ....can this be done without adding eggs ??

  10. Delicious and perfect looking fritters. Love the new blog look very clean and inviting.

  11. I am exploring Malayasian cuisine..
    looks so yumm!!

  12. Woww thats a beautiful fritters, super tempting..

  13. WOW looks super crispy out and soft inside. Delicious fritters.

  14. Lovely Fritters

  15. dats how i am gona finish by bananas here at home...nice dear

  16. fritters looks fabulous a favourite type of fritters

  17. This Malaysian style fritters looks very yummy, particularly the batter which makes the outer layer so perfect. Well presented.

  18. I always loved banana fritters, these are new to me! well, The taste wud b awesome!

  19. Ripe banana fritters are very much loved by my family! love them anytime! missing them a lot these days!

  20. wow!! yummy looking fritters..i want this now smitha.

  21. Slurp,mouthwatering here, wat a delicious fritters..

  22. Perfect fritters.. hmm crunchy...
    Hey thanks for ur observation dear.. yeah i crossed 100 blogs... but before i started food blogging i wrote some short stories.. and i shouldn't count them, right? I am in my 90's now.. soon will be 100.. thanks thanks a lot :)

  23. So perfect and yummy fritters !!

  24. Wow, am getting so many ideas to feed my Son in the future, Thanx yaar..Sooo yummy

  25. Hey Smitha...
    Taking ur word... i am counting my recipes as 100... and i am planning a nice recipe for 100... i will make and post it soon... ok dokay? Hugs :D

  26. never tried this version..sounds gr8.

  27. Grerrrr..not sure my comment came in ...anyway I made banana fritters without egg and they come out very well..though never made with ice cream..:)

  28. Lovely fritters & very well explained too!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  29. Lovely the fritter and have puffed really well! I one of those few people who doesn't like bananas


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