Pisang Goreng (Indonesian Banana Fritters)

Pisang Goreng (Indonesian Banana Fritters)


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About this recipe: The most popular Indonesian snacks in my version. Serve it hot and make extra. With this recipe, you always want more!


Serves: 4 

  • 150g plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon vanilla powder
  • 125ml milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon rum flavouring
  • 4 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 500ml oil for deep frying

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and vanilla powder. Make a well in the centre, and pour in milk, egg, melted butter and rum flavouring. Mix until smooth. Fold in banana slices until evenly coated.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or deep-fryer to 190 degrees C.
  3. Drop banana mixture by tablespoon into hot oil. Fry until golden brown and crispy, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove bananas from oil, and drain on kitchen roll. Serve hot.

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I made this recipe as I had many ripe bananas so I doubled all ingredients (but used 3 tbsp of sugar). It came out very tasty but I would give less sugar (2tbsp for double version) as bananas are naturally sweet anyway. I used few kinds of flour to make them healthier, white, brown and spelt. I also substituted vanilla powder with vanilla extract. Thank you for sharing - 17 May 2014

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