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Accra Banana

Accra Banana are  deep- fried puffs  which are made out of banana  and some sort of flour, cornmeal, cassava , garri .. the possibilities are endless.
Course Snacks
Cuisine African
Keyword banana, fritters, quick and easy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 -5
Calories 439kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 3-4 large Bananas
  • 1 cups Self rising Flour
  • 3/4 cup cornmeal
  • 2 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Mash bananas with spoon or puree bananas in food processor or blender.
  • In a medium bowl add sugar, salt to the mashed bananas.Mix well to the consistency of a creamy batter.
  • Add flour, cornmeal and baking powder. Let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil ( about 3 inches deep) to 375 degrees in a skillet or saucepan.You may also use the oil test by dropping a 1 inch square of bread into the oil. If it takes 60 seconds to brown, then the oil is at 365
  • Put batter by spoonfuls in hot oil and fry until golden brown . Remove from hot oil , drain well, and serve


Here is a good substitute for self rising flour
3 cups flour
4 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
Cinnamon sugar
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon


Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 94g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 10.2mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.9mg