Nugget Pisang

Banana Nugget

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An variant of goreng pisang, or fried banana, popular in Indonesia -these are a delicious, sweet treat!

Let's start cooking!

Mix banana batter

Step 1 - Mix and steam batter

  • In a bowl, add egg, 1 Tbsp milk powder, 1 tsp salt, 50 g sugar, 25 ml water, 1 Tbsp cornstarch and 1 Tbsp vanilla essence. Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, roughly mash bananas with a fork.
  • Fold in diced bread into the bananas, then gradually add in the batter from step 1. Stir to combine, then transfer to a 5x5 inch heatproof dish.
  • Steam for 30 minutes, then leave to chill in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
Shape banana nuggets

Step 2 - Shape nugget pisang

  • In a small bowl, add 5 Tbsp flour, 70 ml milk and ½ tsp salt. Mix well.
  • Cut cooled banana cake into 2 inch squares.
  • Dip banana squares into milk mixture, then coat with breadcrumbs. Set aside and repeat for all.
Deep frying banana nuggets

Step 3 - Deep-fry

  • In a pot on medium heat half-filled with hot vegetable oil, deep-fry banana nuggets for 3 minutes, until golden brown.
Do not overcrowd your pot when deep-frying, as this will drastically lower the heat of the oil and cause food to become oily and soggy

Let's plate and serve!

Banana nuggets in tray

Leave to drain on paper towels, and serve hot!

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