Fried Banana Fritters ("Pisang Goreng")
This crunchy and sweet Malaysian street food favorite makes for a simple, sinful snack or decadent dessert, and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
1/2 cup self-rising flour (brown rice flour, white rice flour, sorghum flour or millet)
1/4 cup corn flour
1 tbsp rice flour
Pinch of salt
1/2 tsp baking powder
3/4 cup ice water
1 1/2 tbsp canola oil for batter, plus 1 qt for deep frying
5-6 semi-ripe bananas, halved
Combine the flours, salt and baking powder in a mixing bowl. Pour in water and combine into batter. Add in 1 1/2 tbsp of oil and mix. Coat banana halves in the batter.
Pour 1 quart of oil into a deep-fry pan, and fry bananas for 3 to 4 minutes or until crispy and golden brown. Remove to drain on paper towels before serving.