Maruya Banana Recipe (Merienda Recipe Pinoy)

Maruya Banana Recipe (Merienda Recipe Pinoy)

Learn how to make Maruya Banana Recipe or Banana Fritters a popular merienda recipe for Pinoys.

The Philippines is one of the top exporters of bananas. There are four main types of bananas grown widely in the Philippines such as Lacatan, Latundan, Bungulan, and the small Saba or Cardaba variety.

Maruya

In this recipe, saba was used to make Maruya a type of fritter from the Philippines. Prepared by coating fanned bananas with batter, deep-fried, and sprinkled with white sugar. 

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How to cook Maruya

Maruya

Peel 6 pieces of banana (saba) You can use banana that is somehow over ripe so it will taste sweet. Place in a large bowl and mash the peeled banana using a mortar (or you can use the bottom part of a drinking glass). Add 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 piece of egg, 1/2 sugar, 1 cup of water, and 1 teaspoon of baking powder. Mix to blend all the ingredients well. 

In a frying pan, heat enough amount of cooking oil for deep frying. Scoop a portion of the banana mixture. Deep fry until it turns golden brown in color. 

Sprinkle some white sugar on the top. Serve for merienda!

Maruya

Level: Very Easy 

Yield: 7 pieces 

Cooking time: 25 minutes

We also have recipes for other Filipino merienda recipes such as Ginataang Halo Halo, Special Lumpiang Toge, Champorado and many more see our previous recipe. 

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Maruya (Banana Fritters)

Learn how to make Maruya Banana Recipe or Banana Fritters a popular merienda recipe for pinoys.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 7
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Edu Ang
Cost: $1

Ingredients

  • 6 pcs ripe banana saba
  • 1 cup all-purpose cream
  • 1 pc egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • cooking oil
  • white sugar for dusting

Instructions

  • Peel 6 pieces of banana (saba).
  • Place in a large bowl and mash the peeled banana using a mortar (or you can use the bottom part of a drinking glass).
  • Add 1 cup of all-purpose flour, 1 piece of egg, 1/2 sugar, 1 cup of water, and 1 teaspoon of baking powder. Mix to blend all the ingredients well. 
  • In a frying pan, heat enough amount of cooking oil for deep frying.
  • Scoop a portion of the banana mixture. Deep fry until it turns golden brown in color.
  • Sprinkle some white sugar on the top. Serve for merienda!

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Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal

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