A perfect keralite snack recipe .It is one of the most favorite dishes of all kerala food lovers.This instant evening snack can be prepared with minimum staple ingredients which are readily availabe at any keralite kitchen.
Hope you all will like this recipe .You can also check few more instant snack recipes available in this blog.
Ripe banana (plantain)- 4-5
All purpose flour-2 cups
Turmeric powder -1/4th tsp
Water -1/2 cup
Oil for deep frying banana slices
Cut the bananas into three slices.
In a large mixing bowl combine together flour, turmeric powder ,sugar etc.
crack one egg and add enough water to make a smooth lumpfree batter.
Once the batter is ready, dip each slice of banana into the prepared batter and coat it well with flour mixture.
Heat oil in a medium flame ,gently drop the banana slices into the hot oil.
Fry till both the sides get golden in colour.
Transfer the fried banana fritters on to an oil absorbant paper.
Serve them hot with some tea or coffee.
Always use perfectly riped plantain which are firm in texture.
Adding egg in the batter is completely optional, but it will helps to bind all the ingredients together and gives a nice texture for banana fritters.
Batter should slightly thick to coat well all over the banana slices .
You can use coconut oil for deep frying bananas which will give the authentic flavor of kerala pazham pori.
Butter murukku is a famous south indian snack made with rice flour and gram flour.There are many versions available for this crispy evening snack which are very often prepared in most of the south indian homes.Today’s recipe is a simplest and easiest version of murukku recipe and i am sure you will definitely love it .
This is the quick version of murukku recipe, hence we need rice flour(here i have used store bought idiyappam powder),roasted gram flour ,butter etc.
Since the readymade gram flour was not available ,for this recipe i have used roasted split gram dal and powdered it using a mixer grinder.
Rice flour-1&1/2 cup
Roasted gram flour-4 tbsp
Butter -3/4 th tbsp
cumin seeds -1 tsp
Asafoetida -1/4th tsp
Water -1 cup
Oil for deep frying.
PREPARATION TO MAKE BUTTER MURUKKU
In a mixing bowl add rice flour , roasted split gram flour and butter.Mix well until butter get nicely mixed up with flours.
Add salt, cumin seeds and asafetida for that mild and subtle flavor.Pour water little by little and knead until it forms into a soft dough.
Take a star designed disc suitable for making perfect shaped murukku.
Grease the murukku maker with some oil and fill it with a portion of the dough.
Heat some oil for deep frying in a kadai and press the murukku maker directly into hot oil.
Do not over crowd it, hence you would end up with less crispy and oily butter murukku.
Fry them in batches.Wait until it’s colour slightly changes into golden colour.
Once it becomes crispy ,transfer it into an oil absorbing paper .
Once it cools, store it in an airtight container .This will remain fresh up to 2 weeks.