Banana Fritters



  • 2 ½ oz of flour
  • 1 dessert spoon of salad oil.
  • ¾ gill of warm water. (1 gill= ¼ pint)
  • 1 white of an egg
  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas
  • 2 oz of butter.
  • Pinch of salt
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Mix the flour and salt in a bowl.
  • Make a hole with your finger in the centre of the mixture and put the oil and gradually add the water. Stir well. Beat till smooth.
  • Set aside for ½ an hour.
  • Beat the white of an egg in a separate bowl, keep beating until the white becomes stiff.
  • Now add the flour mixture into the white, and mix with a light hand
  • Heat the oil.
  • Cut the banana into long strips (each banana should be cut into four pieces).
  • Now coat these strips with the mixture and deep fry the bananas.
  • Take out the bananas when they turn brown.
  • Sprinkle sugar on the banana chips. Eat while still hot.

Recipe by Zeenat Iqbal Hakimjee