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Ethakka varuthathu/Banana fritters.

This is another easy Kerala snack with ripe banana and the most easiest mixing of batter....just peel bananas.....slice them....drop them gently into hot oil....Amma used to make this when unexpected guests arrive or  when she was too lazy to make ethakka appam :).

How to make:
Ripe but firm bananas: 2.
Oil for frying.
Sugar for sprinkling.


1. Wash and deskin bananas.
2. Slice them and drop them gently into hot oil and fry them on both sides and strain on a paper napkin.

3. Sprinkle sugar on top and serve.


  1. Onnu refresh cheythappozhekkum puthiya post!!!..

    Nisa, you are posting the ones I crave and I miss here...esp the non veg ones...:(

    WE genarally saute the round slices in ghee when it is without flour!This is a new and easier version!

    ..and Nisa..I am soo lazy when it comes to blogging and blog make sure you kick me hard and I will be here.. ;)..

  2. Omg, feel like grabbing some, soo tempting fritters..

  3. This is my favourite, I can eat this all day.

  4. Wow...They look amazing...Feel like grabbing the plate now!! Lovely space u have here n now ur happy follower ;)

  5. MMM, I think the frying would bring out the caramel flavors of the banana... sounds so yummy!

  6. Yumm.. I have heard of it many a times but yet to give it a try :)

  7. so perfect and yummy!!! ippo venam..

  8. Yummy snack...I know little bit different method,,,,Need to try this methoid also....

  9. Ethakka varuthathu adipoli. Nice recipe.

  10. looks super easy! delicious!

  11. Wow wow fantastic..... mouthwaterin

  12. Thank you all for these lovely comments.

  13. looks awesome and sure will give it a try

  14. That`s great... Maybe we could meet up when u come to mlore ;)

  15. great recipe,,,,,a winner anytime.

  16. I am here for first time.. really enjoyed all the recipes.. The fried banana looks too good and tempting.


  17. yummy all the way !
    Thanks a lot for sending this to my event:)

    US Masala


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