These teatime treats from Mangalore are soft and puffed, with a mild sweetness from the ripe banana. They’re traditionally served fresh with tea, but feel free to switch things up and use them to mop up gravies.
Add 400g of whole wheat flour to a medium bowl
Add 100g of ripe pureed banana
Add 1½tsp of salt
Add 1tbsp of vegetable oil
Add 200ml of water, in batches, while hand mixing to form a dough
Let the dough rest for 30m
Divide the dough into 10 equal small balls
Roll each ball into 3inches circles
Fry each circle in vegetable oil preheated to 170°C until puffed and golden brown. Drain on paper towels. The banana poori is ready
It's tea o'clock!
Yield 15 pieces
Whole Wheat Flour400g
Ripe Pureed Banana100g
Vegetable Oilfor frying