How to make Banana and Red Pumpkin Fritters -

Ripe banana slices dipped into refined flour and pumpkin batter, deep fried and served with chocolate sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Ripe elaichi bananas (पके हुए इलाइची केले), Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) (लाल कद्दू/ भोपला)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Banana and Red Pumpkin Fritters

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Banana and Red Pumpkin Fritters Recipe

  • Ripe elaichi bananas 4

  • Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) puree ½ cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups

  • Cornstarch 2 tablespoons

  • Baking soda ¼ teaspoon

  • Powdered sugar 2 tablespoons

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Chocolate sauce as required


Step 1

Put refined flour in a large mixing bowl, add cornstarch, baking soda, sugar, vanilla essence, pumpkin puree and sufficient milk and whisk well to make a thick batter. Rest the batter for a few minutes.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 3

Peel and cut bananas into thick diagonal slices. Dip each slice well in the batter, shake off excess batter and slide into hot oil and deep fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Arrange them on a serving plate, sprinkle little powdered sugar and drizzle chocolate sauce and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.