Banana Fritters Extravaganza Recipe

Rwandan Banana Fritters Extravaganza—a mouthwatering treat that captures the sweet essence of Rwandan street food culture. Imagine ripe bananas coated in a light, crispy batter, deep-fried to golden perfection.


  • 4 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 cup water
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)


  1. Prepare the Batter:
    1. In a mixing bowl, combine all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, and a pinch of salt. Gradually add water, whisking until you achieve a smooth, lump-free batter.
  2. Coat the Banana Slices:
    1. Dip each banana slice into the batter, ensuring it is well-coated on all sides.
  3. Fry to Golden Perfection:
    1. Heat vegetable oil in a deep pan. Carefully place the coated banana slices into the hot oil and fry until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  4. Drain and Dust (Optional):
    1. Once fried, use a slotted spoon to transfer the banana fritters to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil. Optionally, dust them with powdered sugar for an extra touch of sweetness.
  5. Serve and Enjoy:
    1. Plate the Rwandan Banana Fritters Extravaganza and relish the crispy exterior giving way to the soft, sweet banana inside.

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