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Kumbo is what Ilonggos refer to as banana fritters - saba dipped in batter then fried and sprinkled with sugar. Its  filling snack and easy to make at the same time tweak the recipe a bit to satisfy your taste and curiosity.

Here's a basic recipe for kumbo.

  • 12 pcs Saba bananas (ripe but not too soft)
  • 1/2 cup refined sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup water 
  • Cooking oil

How to make Kumbo
  1. Cut the bananas lengthwise. Each banana may yield 5-6 pieces depending on the size.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour with water to make a thin batter - just adjust the amount of water.
  3. Heat oil in a pan enough for deep-frying.
  4. Dip 4-5 bananas into the batter and then fry.   
  5. When golden brown, place in a collander to let the oil drip. You can also place it on paper towels
  6. Sprinkle with sugar.

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