Thursday, July 9, 2015

Maruya (Banana Fritters)

Banana Fritter is one of the most popular snack or breakfast in the Philippines. It is a pancake batter mixed with sliced or mashed ripe bananas.


  • cooking oil
  • 2-3 ripe plantain bananas
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 c. of very cold milk
  • 1/2 c. of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 c. of white sugar 


  1. In a bowl, beat the egg. Add the flour, salt, baking powder and milk. Stir until smooth. 
  2. Slice thinly or mashed bananas. Place in batter mix.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan.
  4. Scoop the mixture  and then pour in the heated oil.  batter mixture.
  5. Fry both sides until golden brown. 
  6. Drain on paper towel and sprinkle some sugar while still hot.
  7. Add more oil while cooking the rest of the batter mixture.


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