A perfect evening snack, plantain fritters or “Ethakka Appam” is a favourite among all Malayalis. Be it the road-side shops or trains or restaurants, this dish has won the hearts of millions of Keralites all over the world. I needn’t specify what P feels like after having these fritters and his cup of hot tea. His smile says, I have won his heart.
Ripe Plantain – 4
Rice flour/Maida – 1/2 cup
Sugar- 3 tbsp
Salt- 1/4 tsp
Turmeric – a pinch
Oil- for deep frying
Half the plantains crosswise and cut each lengthwise into 3 slices.
Mix rice flour, sugar, salt and enough water in a bowl to make a thick batter.
Heat oil in a deep pan.
Dip the plantain slices in batter and deep fry in batches till golden.