Pazhampori ~ Ripe Plaintain Fritters
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Malabar
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Serves: 3
  • ½ cup wholewheat flour (aatta)
  • ½ cup all purpose flour (maida)
  • ¼ cup chickpea flour (besan)
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp nigella seeds (karutha jeerakam)
  • A pinch of baking soda
  • A pinch of salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • Water as needed (I used approximately 1¼ cup)
  • 3 ripe plaintains (nenthrapazham), sliced into thin peices
  • Oil for frying
  1. Combine the ingredients till water into a thick batter.
  2. Heat oil for deep frying. The oil is ready when a drop of batter sizzles up when put in.
  3. Dip each slice of plantain and coat with the batter well. Slide into the oil and fry in batches till both sides are golden.
  4. Drain onto kitchen towel and serve warm with a cup of hot chail!
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at