Maruya I (Banana Fritters)

Maruya (BananaFritters)

This version of Maruya is one that I usually buy for my merienda when I was in the Philippines. I sometimes buy them in a bamboo stick or in a hand fan shape coated with sugar. But their where times that after siesta, my mom will cook us maruya in our merienda before playing outside during summer time.

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 ripe saba (banana plantain), peeled and sliced lengthwise
  • 2 cups vegetable oil
  • flour, for dredging · sugar
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Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Add milk and egg, beat until smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a frying pan (or a large saucepan) over medium heat.
  3. In batches, roll banana slices in flour and then dip in batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  4. Drain on paper towels. Roll in sugar. Place in a serving dish and serve.
VARIATIONS:
Maruyang Camote
Use sweet potato slices in place of bananas. About 2 medium sweet potatoes sliced 1/4″ thick.

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16 Responses to “Maruya I (Banana Fritters)”

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  1. roselle says:

    Gusto ko snang i try,puede ko bng mlaman kng anung milk ang dpat kng gmitin?Evap ba o condensed,thnks for sharing this recipe,,GOD BLESS!!!

  2. tiyanak says:

    so yummy ^_^
    is the same like nay make!

  3. Leyo says:

    they are so GOOOOOD!

  4. Mhay says:

    Maruya is one of the favorite snack of all the filipinos.
    I tried to cook it and its very delicious i felt like i’m in my home country while eating it….

    can i be a member so i can learn more about cooking delicious filipino recipes.

    Thanks and regards,
    Mhay

  5. margarethor decarsal says:

    maruya is so helpful to have our business

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