Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Pisang Goreng/Indonesian Fried Bananas ~~ Indonesian Cuisine

Indonesia have around 5,350 traditional recipes, with 30 of them are considered as the most important.Indonesian cuisine varies greatly by region and has many different influences.Some popular Indonesian dishes such as nasi goreng, gado-gado,sate and soto are ubiquitous in the country and considered as national dishes.Today, some popular dishes that originated in Indonesia are now common across much of Southeast Asia. Indonesian dishes such as satay, beef rendang, and sambal are also favoured in Malaysia and Singapore. Soy-based dishes of tofu and tempe, are also very popular Indonesian cuisine,however this cuisine is quite a unknown cuisine for me. When i was planning my recipe choices for this month's long blogging marathon with cuisines all around the world starting with alphabets, i dont want to stick to the famous Italian cuisine for the alphabet 'I'. Since i want to explore this Indonesian cuisine, i started searching for an interesting recipe and finally i ended up with this dangerously addictive Indonesian style fried bananas. Immediately i got hooked to this recipe and the author of this space shares many authentic Indonesian dishes with her beautiful clicks. This dish is quite a simple evening snacks, one cant stop just munching these super crispy fried bananas, they are dangerously addictive.The author of Daily Cooking Quest says that this Pisang Goreng  is one among the Indonesian most favourite food. She also says that traditionally Indonesian bananas are used for making this fritters, since Indonesian bananas are not that much easily available in other countries, any bananas available in your place can works awesome too for making this fried bananas.

Pisang Goreng, Indonesian Fried Bananas, Indonesian Pisang Goreng

Indonesian cuisine is really very vast, they cook prominently with peanut sauce, spice paste, coconut milk in most of their dishes. Seriously once i started exploring this cuisine, i was tempted to try this cuisine at home as i love to try different cuisines. However i picked this fried bananas as my first trial and i simply loved these fried banans very much. Let me tell a secret, i have prepared these pisang goreng couple of times at home since this fritters are our family favourite now.These fritters tastes fantabulous when served along with a cup of tea. If you want to give a try to a new fritters,this Pisang goreng is just for you.

Pisang Goreng, Indonesian Fried Bananas, Indonesian Banana Fritters

4nos Bananas
1cup Rice flour
1tbsp Tapioca flour
1/4tsp Salt
1/4cup Water
Oil for frying

Take the rice flour, tapioca flour, salt, and water in a mixing bowl.

Peel bananas and cut each into two. Make three slices along its length, but keep the bottom 1 inch intact, so it can be opened up like a fan.

Heat enough oil in a pot for deep frying.

Dip the bananas into the batter and fry until golden brown and crispy, about 3-4 minutes.

Remove and drain on paper towel or wire rack.

Serve immediately.


32 comments:

  1. Pretty simple recipe. I am sure they make a great snack.

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  2. Sounds delicious. Blessings, Catherine

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  3. The dish is very inviting though I am still intrigued how this is going to taste. I happened to notice this dish in central or south American nations as well.

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  4. Crispy and delicious looking fried bananas.
    Deepa

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  5. Fried bananas look fabulous. Nice recipe from Indonesia.

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  6. wow! looks delicious. very similar to our pazham pori except for the tapioca flour.

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  7. I am a bog fan of banana fry...this sounds interesting with the tapioca powder in it...might have been so delish...ahh mouthwatering here

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  8. Wow Priya you got me drooling over your pics..I am sure we will love this version!

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  9. looks similar to our pazham pori... yum...

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  10. Pazham pori has gone overseas and got a make over...He he... with tapioca flour it must be so tasty and crispy.

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  11. I like to have them with a cup of hot tea.

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  12. Very nice snack Priya. Reminds me of Kerala pazham pori too.

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  13. I second Rafee..looks exactly same to pazham pori,thanx for introducing an yummy snack dear :)

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  14. Must be a great snack ..Looks wonderful sis

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  15. So you've used raw green bananas.. right Priya?? They look so much like our bajji... yumm.. yumm..

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  16. No Pavani, its riped bananas not the raw ones..

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  17. Ces beignets doivent être délicieux.
    De plus, j'aime beaucoup la cuisine indonésienne.
    A bientôt

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  18. Hmm use tapioca powder and it became pisang goreng we use one part maida and rice flour and call it pazham pori :))
    Whatever the name best combination for evening tea.

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  19. G'day! I could go for some of these right now Priya!
    Cheers! Joanne @ What's On The List

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  20. simpler to kerala pazham pori isn't it, looks so crispy and delicious :) Must be an addictive one , lovely recipe selection aks :)

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  21. Looks super good...very tasty snack...bookmarked :)

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  22. :-), ripened version of plantain bajji. I like the Tapioca flour addition.

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  23. The tapioca flour makes the difference, looks like! Very tempting, Priya.

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  24. yumm..give me no sunshine just rains and this beautiful banana fritters...

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  25. Simple yet delicious snack..Good one Priya...

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  26. one of my fave dishes I have had many times from my Indonesian family

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  27. Yum. I love these anytime of the day. Love them.

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  28. Finger-licking good, makes a delicious snack with your evening cuppa!!!

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  29. these look so much like the Kerala style fried bananas. Yumm...

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