Zitumbuwa (Banana Fritters)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

From Africa....posted for the Zaar World Tour.


  1. Mash the bananas and mix well with the salt, sugar, and ufa.
  2. Heat oil in deep pan until it spatters when a drop of water is dropped it.
  3. Fry spoonfuls of this mixture in the very hot oil.
  4. Turn to cook on all sides until light golden colored.
  5. Remove with slotted spoon to paper towels to absorb oil.
  6. Serve warm with butter and or roll in sugar.
Most Helpful

Great way to use those brown bananas. DDs liked it too. Just didn't have the feel of Africa as here was almost -30C. Thanks for posting.

littlemafia January 22, 2010

What a wonderful recipe for bananas. Easy, tasty, or all just great

nutin4u2c May 07, 2008

HUGE hit with the kids [and me] and an excellent way of getting rid of black bananas. Very quick to make as well.

Missy Wombat October 13, 2007