Plantain and coconut fritters - a favourite teatime treat
200 grams plain flour / maida
2 tablespoons sugar
2 overripe bananas (the long green skin variety) mash well
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/2 cup milk mixed with 1/2 cup of water
A pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
Oil for frying
Mix all the ingredients together to get a smooth thick batter without lumps. (Add a little more water if the batter is too thick). Heat oil in a deep pan till smoky.
Drop a tablespoon of the batter at a time into the hot oil and fry till golden brown.
Sprinkle some coconut and powdered sugar on top.
Serve with Vanilla Ice Cream
Note: The same batter can be used to make fritters with other fruit as well such as pineapple, apples, strawberries, melon etc or just plain fritters as well
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