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
(Cooking Conversions)

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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My Recipe Rating is 5 out of 5 stars: with 17 comment review(s)

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17 Responses to “Maruya I (Banana Fritters)”

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  1. Calvin says:

    Masarap po yan! Mura pa.. Madali pa makita mga sangkap..

  2. 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!!!

    • Sel says:

      Hi Roselle, evap ang gamitin mo or fresh milk if available on your area.

      Enjoy Cooking!

  3. tiyanak says:

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

  4. Leyo says:

    they are so GOOOOOD!

  5. 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

  6. margarethor decarsal says:

    maruya is so helpful to have our business

  7. fely says:

    I tried most of your recipes they are delicious. Glad to find your website

  8. danica irish getuaban says:

    i think this dessert is so simple and easy but delicious….^_^

  9. Girl7496 says:

    This was perfect I made it for my project and it was well received by everybody. It didn’t turn out exactly the same though but it was still great

  10. jem says:

    my hubby loves maruya.. I will cook it for him. hope he likes it.

  11. akeng says:

    I’ll try it today…I hope I can make it good as you guys…

  12. anne says:

    great!:)i just did the recipe…it was delicious!:)

  13. Stella says:

    I made some today. It’s so delicious!

  14. mae says:

    i love maruya.

  15. Freek says:

    Nice and I will try it.
    Can I become a member so I can see more?

    Greetings fom Holland: Freek

  16. gail martie says:

    i think this maruya is very delicous

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