It's a popular Malaysian snack that's traditionally deep-fried, but here I am pan-frying it in a smidgen of butter or cooking oil. That works too and it's way healthier. ^_^ Children love it, too, as it's mildly sweet. Great as an afternoon snack with a mug of coffee or tea.
- Mix the flours, baking powder, soda, salt and sugar in a bowl.
- Stir it into the mashed banana with a fork. (Add the fourth tbs of flour if mixture is too soft.).
- Heat a frying pan to medium-hot and add enough oil to coat the flat area. (Traditionally, this snack is deep-fried but I find it not all that necessary.).
- Scoop a tablespoon of the banana mixture onto the pan when the oil is heated to medium hot (a soft sizzling sound when the batter touches it). Flatten the batter slightly.
- Fry one side till medium brown and flip over to fry the other side.
- Place cooked fritters on a few layers of kitchen paper. Best served warm but cooled is good, too. :).
Lovely recipe have made it several times for my children for a special breakfast treat and they love them. I have even made them gluten free (using gluten free flour) and they are just gret. Does need a bit more flour if making them gluten free though. Also I cook them like pikelets (scotch pancakes) on a hot, flat , greased pan. Works well and less fattening.
Made this today for breakfast and it went over really well... I made slightly larger fritters, or had less batter, cause I got about 8 smallish fritters out of this. Did not add sugar, as the bananas were pretty ripe and sweet. I had to add quite a bit more flour to get a batter consistency. I agree with duonyte in that these are like custard inside. Very tasty, and the picky 14 mo old and the 4 year old both cleaned plates. Will make again, but double the recipe if hubby is going to be eating as well. Thanks for sharing! Served these warm with a sprinkle of powdered sugar.
I made half the recipe and that ended up being just one serving for breakfast - they are almost custardy creamy inside, very tasty. My banana was very ripe and I needed no additional sugar. Cooked in nonstick skillet with just a little butter - mmmmm....