Friday, May 23, 2014

Fried Banana Fritters with Coconut Flakes (Kuih Kodok/Jemput-Jemput Pisang)

Most of the time my kitchen has never been lack of ripe banana.Instead of sitting on the counter to gather fruit flies,I mashed the ripe banana and mix with flour to make banana fritters.I like my banana fritter that taste soft with full of banana flavor.I tried to used lesser flour beside that I also infused the batter with sweetened coconut flakes to make the taste more exotic or unique.Banana Fritters or in Malaysia language we called this golden gem as Jemput-jemput pisang or cengkodok is available in any food court or street vendor .This popular street snack fried food selling every where in night market,morning market or along the road side with others food vendors.Actually this delicious fried snack is really simply and easy to make,no special skill or mould needed.Just toss everything in the mixer and mix well before scoop the batter and deep fried it!! Taa---daah!! This golden gems really taste priceless!!


4-5 medium size ripe banana,peeled and mashed
1 cup all purpose flour,sieved
1 tsp baking powder
1 egg
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp seasalt
1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
1 cup canola oil for frying


1:Mashed ripe banana in a mixer with spatula,add in flour,egg,baking powder and sugar,mix well.Then add in salt and coconut flakes,mix well.
2:Prepare a fryer or wok with oil at medium high heat.Use a metal tablespoon dip with oil to scoop the batter in round shape.
3:Slowly place the batter one by one in the hot oil,fry until golden brown.Remove fried fritters onto a paper towel plate to absorb excess oil.
4:Serve banana fritters warm with tea or coffee as snack or dessert.


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