Simple Indian Recipes...
Delicious and healthy dishes that can be made even by first timers.

Pazham Pori (Banana Fritters)

 Published 2008-Oct-16   Updated 2023-Jan-25

- Submitted by Dafni

(Vazhaikkappam, Sweet Banana Pakoda)

Jump to recipe ↓

Pazham pori is a quick snack made with plantains. Pazham pori is a famous snack in Kerala and Kanyakumari district in Tamilnadu.

Recipe For Pazham Pori


  • Banana - 2
  • All Purpose flour(Maida) - 1 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 1/4 cup (or as needed)
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Yellow Food Colour/ Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Water - to make batter (you could use milk instead to make it more rich)

Optional Ingredients

  • Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup


  1. Mix maida, coconut (if needed), salt, sugar and yellow food colour with enough water to form a paste. It should be in the consistency of bonda mix.
  2. Cut banana into small slices.
  3. In the meantime, heat oil in a kadai for deep frying. 
  4. Dip the pieces in the thick batter mix and deep fry it in oil.
  5. Enjoy as a sweet snack.

More Banana Recipes

Fruit Custard Fruit Custard with Banana Boiled Sweet PlantainsBoiled Sweet Plantains Plantain KheerPlantain Kheer Banana Idli Banana Idli
See more ⟩⟩

Post a new comment

2000 Characters left
Your name will be displayed next to your comment.
Email will NOT be displayed publicly.
Cancel       Save Comment

Comments (0)

Post Comment

Old Comments

Comment by Niveditha Ramalingam on 24 April 2009 04:50AM
    mouthwatering....I would prefer if its a spicy one though...reminds me of our marina beach in chennai:))
Reply :-
    Thanks Nivi. The traditional recipe is sweet. Moreover, since the banana itself is sweet i think sweet version would be better.

 Published by on and last updated on 2023-01-25.