Kids these days are terribly deprived of the simple joy of devouring not so healthy snacks. You almost never catch modern parents buying fried stuff sold on the street for their kids after school.
I could still remember my childhood days. Back then, my mum would buy my sister and I some goreng pisang (fried bananas) sold on the street for us to enjoy during tea time. I don’t see much parents doing that these days. Most have become health conscious freak and deep fried stuff is a no-no. You’d probably see these parents baking bananas in their sophisticated oven for their kids to eat. Either that, or these overly health conscious parents would have the kids munch on carrot sticks. Tsk. Poor kids.
I may control my boy’s sugar intake cuz he’s an ADHD child and sugar makes him go hyper, but I don’t really deprive him from taking oily food. Snacks like goreng pisang or fried stuff sold by the street is not a banned item in my household. They are in fact, a normal recurrence in the kitchen’s menu.
Anyway, I bought some bananas the other day because it’s rather cheap. I got a bunch of it for just Rm2.50. It was already ripened when I bought it and I thought that it would taste much better and less mushy if I fry it up. And so…instead of eating it just like that…I decided to fry it.
This is what I do:
I poured about two cups of flour into a bowl and mix it with some water and a pinch of salt to make the goreng pisang batter. And when the batter is ready, I added some sliced bananas into it and coat the bananas with the batter evenly before deep frying it in hot oil for about 5 minutes.
And the picture above is the end result. LOL. It may not look very good cuz the bananas were already ripened and the caramel was oozing out of the bananas when it’s fried, but I can assure you that these went *POOF* within minutes. 😀
There you go, folks. Fried bananas. Very simple to make and the recipe is idiot proof.
Cleffairy: If I can fry it, you can too. So… loosen up abit and let your kids enjoy some deep fried stuff once in a while.