Plantain Fritters

A perfect evening snack, plantain fritters or “Ethakka Appam” is a favourite evening snack for all Malayalis. Be it the road-side shops or trains or restaurants, this dish has won the hearts of millions of Malayalis all over the world. Banana skipping rope

Sure to win your dear ones’ heart.

Ethakka Appam


Ripe Plantain – 4

Rice flour/Maida – 1/2 cup

Sugar- 3 tbsp

Salt- 1/4 tsp

Turmeric – a pinch


Oil- for deep frying


Half the plantains crosswise and cut each lengthwise into 3 slices.

Mix rice flour, sugar, salt and enough water in a bowl to make a thick batter.

Heat oil in a deep pan.

Dip the plantain slices in batter and deep fry in batches till golden.

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