Best fried Banana fritter is one of the most popular snacks or breakfast recipe, that loved the Caribbean or African people. Nowadays the most of a continent like as a starter, especially in KERALA CUISINE (INDIA CONTINENT). In Kerala, they used Raw banana instead of ripe banana for this recipe and withal they integrated all spices in it. I don’t cerebrate so. You can be started with a scoop of any flavoured ice cream that I recommend Vanilla ice cream. It consists of that, banana marinated with honey, lemon and deep with a batter and fried it. The batter composed of all purport flour, milk, honey, and grated nutmeg or you can add other flavoured essence or ingredients like saffron, vanilla essence.
WHICH SAUCE CAN GOES WITH BANANA FRITTER……. It’s up to you, which sauce you liked, but this sauce should be sweet and a little in sour taste.
2) Orange and honey reduction sauce
3) Strawberry puree sauce
4) Poached apple puree sauce
1) One scoop of vanilla ice cream
2) Fruits skewer
3) Grilled pineapple stick
Nowadays, the banana fritter changed their plating and feature. In Kerala, they used to have as a snack. Which is not sweet, that is tangy and spicy. As I above shared what is the ingredients used for this recipe. But as a chef, I believed the banana fritter served as a dessert. For which I Finally prepared as a sweet recipe.
Its dessert recipe of banana, milk, flour, saffron and honey.
- 02 no Ripe banana
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup Milk
- 3 tbsp Honey
- 1/2 tbsp Baking powder
- 1 cup Sugar For caramelized sugar threads
- 1 tbsp Lemon juice
- 1 pinch Saffron
- 1 cup Orange juice
- 1 tbsp Ground pistachio For garnishing
- Vegetable oil For frying
- Sesame seed For garnishing
Cut the Banana split into 1/4 pieces, Marinate with honey and lemon juice.
Bring one large mixing bowl, add flour, milk, baking powder, one tbsp of sugar, honey and saffron, whisky well and make batter then transfer to a clean bowl.
FOR ORANGE HONEY REDUCTION.......Boil fresh Orange juice in a high skillet fry pan with medium overheat, add honey and sugar, let it simmer for a couple of minutes when it will be reduced then remove from the fire and keep in a bowl.
Heat the oil in a large skillet pan to 365 degrees F (180 degrees C).
Deeply marinated banana in batter and carefully put into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, flip the banana and continue to a golden brown. When fritter is getting ready, remove from the fire and place on the paper napkin for soaking the oil and keep in a plate.
Then keep in a serving bowl and pour orange honey reduction on banana fritter, garnishing with ground pistachio, sesame seeds and caramelized sugar threads.
Serve while warm.