Malawian Banana Fritters from our CPAR Cookbook
If you're a little hesitant to download an entire cookbook, or if you're not sure with which recipe to start, these delicious banana fritters can help. These banana fritters are a very popular sweet snack in Malawi and can be made into any shape you want. This could be a fun recipe to make with kids and encourage them to make some fun shapes before you fry them. Give this recipe a try, and if you like it, consider downloading our CPAR cookbook
- 10 ripe bananas or 3 cups mushed ripe bananas
- 1 to 2 Tbsp. sugar (optional)
- ¼ tsp. salt
- Cooking oil (enough for deep frying)
- 2 cups of corn flour
- Peel the bananas and pound / mash them to make a banana paste. Add the salt.
- Sugar is optional depending on the sweetness of the banana or personal preference.
- Add the corn flour and mix together until perfectly blended.
- Heat oil in a pan, enough to deep fry the fritters.
- Wet your hands, then shape the fritters into mediumsized discs about the shape of your hand.
- Add to the hot oil and fry until golden brown.
- Serve with tea or enjoy as a snack.
Number of Servings: 3-4 Prep Time: 15-20 minutes
We hope you enjoyed these banana fritters! If you'd like to find more similar recipes, you can find them in our cookbook
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