I bought some saba banana, and I used to fry them with sugar, or fry in butter. At times, I sweetened them with sugar or condensed milk. Thinking of other ways to cook the banana, and thought of turon, or banana wrapped with lumpia wrapper, and fried. However, I don't have lumpia wrapper until I remember making banana fritters or maruya, which I have planned weeks ago.
So I came up with making banana fritters, and it is easy to prepare with few ingredients.
- Saba banana
- A pinch of salt
- Cooking oil
- Cheese (Optional)
- Raisins (Optional)
- Muscovado sugar (Optional)
Slice saba banana in small slices.
In a bowl, combine the flour and sugar, add some water and mix them altogether. Add a pinch of salt as well. I didn't include the measurement as you can adjust it for yourself. You can also add baking powder. I didn't add one because it's not available.
Bate an egg, and add to the flour mixture.
Add the banana in the flour mixture, and mix.
This is optional, you can also add raisins, and grate some cheese.
Heat the pan, and melt some butter. Add it to the flour mixture.
Heat the same pan, pour some cooking oil, and start frying.
Once it is golden brown, remove it, and drain excess oils. Fry more of the remaining mixture.
After draining the excess oils, arrange in the plate.
Sprinkle some muscovado sugar on top. This is optional, and you can sprinkle white sugar. Add some margarine or butter if preferred.
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