Fried Bananas

Pisang Goreng

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in
The Food of Indonesia: Delicious Recipes from Bali, Java and the Spice Islands

By Heinz Von Holzen

Published 2015

  • About

There are many ways of cooking bananas in Indonesia. Here are two examples, but you can also add coconut cream to the batter or coat the cooked bananas with grated coconut (as shown on left).


  • 1 cup (125 g) rice flour or plain flour, sifted
  • cup (80</


  1. Place the flour in a mixing bowl. Make a well in the middle and add the water, coconut cream and salt. Using a wooden spoon or balloon whisk, gradually incorporate the flour into the liquid and whisk to make a smooth thick batter free of lumps, adding more flour or water as needed.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large saucepan until moderately hot. Dip the banana pie