Pazham pori

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Pazham pori also known as ethakka appam is a fritter food with ripened banana or plantain[1] and maida flour. A popular food item in South Indian cuisines, it is generally eaten as a breakfast or a snack.[1][2]


Pazham pori is principally made from bananas or plantain. It is slit lengthwise after peeling and is dipped into a batter made from all purpose flour, salt,turmeric powder and sugar. This is then deep fried in oil until golden brown.[3]


Pazham pori is served usually along with tea or chai as a snack in the evening. In some restaurants pazham pori is served along with beef.[4]

See also[edit]

Pisang goreng


  1. ^ a b Fodor's Essential India: with Delhi, Rajasthan, Mumbai & Kerala. Full-color Travel Guide. Travel Distribution. 2015. p. pt772. ISBN 978-1-101-87868-2. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  2. ^ Sathyendran, Nithya (25 November 2016). "Kerala on the menu". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Pazham Pori / Ethakka appam - Kerala Recipes". Tasty Circle. 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2019-02-22.
  4. ^ Sathyendran, Nita (2016-11-25). "Kerala on the menu". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2019-02-22.