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How to Cook Indonesian Deep-Fried Banana
A popular Indonesian snack, pisang goreng is battered and deep-fried banana. It is the Indonesian version of a banana fritter. I had the opportunity to enjoy authentic pisang goreng during my visit to Indonesia, where this snack is sold all day long by street vendors. Now that I'm on vacation again, I find myself craving this snack. I decided to try to re-create it at home.
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- 8 pieces banana, sliced
- Chocolate sauce, store-bought
For the batter mix:
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- 3/4 + 1/8 water
- 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 2 large bowls
- 3 small bowls
- chopping board
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
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- frying pan
- Slice bananas. Set aside.
- Mix all the ingredients for the batter mix.
- Dip each slice of banana into the prepared batter and fry.
- Strain excess oil.
- Drizzle chocolate syrup on top.
Tips and Techniques
- Toss pisang goreng in a mixture of cinnamon and confectioner's sugar to add flavor.
- Add a splash of your favorite rum into the batter mix to add flavor and aroma.
- Make your own chocolate syrup.
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