Have you anytime had these fritters? If you have, then you know how DELICIOUS they are. You can't stop stuffing yourself. And good breakfast is a very healthy way to start your day. So these fritters are perfect. My kiddos love this crisp on the out and soft inside pancakes.
Few months ago, my son had Family Feast at his school. All the family members were invited to come over to the school, to have lunch with the kids and also bring a family favorite dish to share. I took Papdi Chat with me, though mixed them up so everyone can just serve themselves. That is where I had these fritters. A parent, Toni who hails from Jamaica had got these Jamaican Banana Fritters. It was a hit with everyone, Even though she had loaded a big platter, there wasn't a single piece left at the end.
Toni was kind enough to share her recipe. This is much healthier version than traditional recipe. The changes are in adding multi-grain/ whole wheat flour than all purpose flour. And also adding oatmeal gives it a nice texture.
Prep Time: 10 min | Cooking Time : 3 min for each pan | Serves : 4
Banana - 3
Brown Sugar (optional) - 1 tbsp.
Quick Oatmeal - 1/3 Cup
Baking powder (optional) - 1 tsp.
All spice powder (Nutmeg will do) - 1/2 tsp.
Salt - 1/2 tsp.
Multi-grain flour (or any kind of Flour) - 1/3 Cup
Oil to shallow fry
Method of Preparation:
~ In a small bowl, mix flour, oatmeal, salt, spice powder, baking powder and brown sugar.
~ Mash the banana's in a larger bowl.
~ Slowly fold in the dry ingredients.
~ Heat a pan, drizzle oil generously.
~ Drop a tablespoon full of batter on the pan and spread it in oval shape.
~ Continue putting more to fill the pan.
~ Flip each one after they are golden brown at the bottom, after a minute. Cook on the other side and take it out on a paper towel.
~ Serve it hot.
~ Originally you have to shallow fry this. I use more oil when making initial ones, which my kids eat. For us, I use a tsp of oil for a pan full of fritters.
~ I make a mix of dry ingredients ahead of time, as Toni had suggested. Which makes it a breeze to prepare these in the morning rush.
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