Banana Mandazi

Indulge a sweet tooth with Alan Coxon's temptingly good banana fritters.
By Alan Coxon
Banana Mandazi
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  • Serves: 2-4
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

main

  • 1 egg
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 750 ml milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 500 ml self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground allspice
  • vegetable oil, for deep-frying
  • basil
  • icing sugar

Method

1. Place the egg, bananas, milk, vanilla extract, flour, baking powder and sugar in a blender or food processor. Whiz to make a smooth batter with a creamy, pourable consistency (if it is too thick add a little extra milk). Set aside for 10 minutes.

2. Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan or deep fat fryer and carefully fry spoonfuls of the mixture for 3-4 minutes until golden. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen towel.

3. Serve with grilled pineapple, chilli syrup and deep fried basil leaves.

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