Who would have thought just by selling banana fritters can become so popular in Melaka and Johor Bahru. Gerai Pisang Goreng Mawar is a very popular banana fritters stall in Johor Bahru. After the success of their first outlet, they decided to open another joint in the very popular tourism area in Melaka; Ayer Keroh. However, it is not that surprising since ‘pisang goreng’ can be considered as one of the ‘mandatory’ munchies and the identity of the people of Malaysia.
If you can’t travel that far to JB, Melaka is the nearest place that you can visit for a good plate of ‘pisang goreng’. Once you are there, your trip won’t be complete if you don’t try the very famous banana fritters place. During breakfast and tea time, you can see locals and tourist starts flooding the stall to taste the very famous dish. Located at Jalan Kolam in the heart of Ayer Keroh. This modernised Malay eatery offers a variety of local delights including Nasi Lemak and Pisang Goreng.
The banana fritters are deliciously good due to the right selections of banana types used - pisang nipah, tanduk, nangka and most exclusively pisang raja. The pisang goreng are simply crispy on the outside with a lovely golden brown tone. To complete the dish, pair it with their special sweet and spicy dipping sauce which is made from soy sauce and chilli.
Apart from that, this humble stall also provides other sorts of traditional and modern ‘kuih’, noodles, and ‘roti berlauk’ that becomes the attraction of the place. So, if you are looking for a good place for breakfast or tea time, Gerai Pisang Goreng Mawar might be one of the best choice for you.