Raw Banana Fritters…..crispy and spicy fritters served for lunchtime or teatime…. An easy and snack or sidedish made in jiffy when sudden guests arrive or when you like something to munchon…
They are also popularly known as podis….The same recipe can be used for lots of other veggies which i have mentioned at the end of the recipe….Do try this simple recipe where ingredients are very much handy…..
Happy cooking Friends ☺
Recipe as follows
•1 large raw banana, (peel outer skin using peeler and cut 6mm pieces )
•1/4 cup Rice flour (or as required)
•1 tblsp cornflour
•1 tblsp chilly powder (i used tikkalal)
•1/4 tsp asafoetida /Hing
•1 /4 tsp turmeric
•salt as per taste
•water as needed to make thick batter
▪In a wide container add banana discs and wash well
▪In another container add all ingredients mentioned above and make a thick paste
▪add banana discs, coat well ..
▪Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying
▪When oil is very hot turn flame to medium heat and add banana pieces one by one , (dont add to many pieces at a time )
▪Leave it without touching for 1-2 min then flip and cook otherside , just few seconds before taking out fritters fry it on high flame to get that crispy crunchy bite…
▪Repeat same with other leftover marinated pieces
▪serve during lunch time or teatime…
*I have cut pieces in slant way to make it appealing, you can cut it in any desired shape…
*Adding too many pieces in a small kadai may result in soggy fritters.
*Same recipe can be used for Drumsticks,bittergourd,Potato,breadfruit, okra,yam,Teasel/ kantola/phagil,Brinjal ,brined Jackfruit,brined Bamboo, Ivy gourd