Raw Banana Curry

Recipe by Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad of Santa Clara, US

Simple curry that goes well with plain rice or chapati

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 nos. Raw Banana
    • 4 tbsp Vegetable Oil
    • a pinch of Hing
    • 1 tsp Mustard seeds(Rai)
    • 1 tsp Urad dal
    • 1 tsp Channa dal
    • 2 Red Chillies(broken in halves)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
    • 2 tbsp Dry Coconut (optional)


    1. Cut the ends of the Raw banana & peel the skin with a vegetable peeler.
    2. Cut into small size pieces & keep aside.
    3. Heat Oil in a kadai, add hing & mustard seeds. When seeds crackle add urad dal & channa dal. When the dals turn slight brown add broken Red chillies.
    4. Add the banana pieces & mix well for 2 mins on a medium heat. 
    5. Now add salt & Turmeric powder. Fry till done.
    6. Add Red chillie powder & mix well. Turn off the heat & add dry coconut. Serve hot with Plain rice.


    Mrs.Soujanya Hariprasad

    Hi bimba...this curry is made using only Oil. No water is added. You can sprinkle some water before closing the lid.

    Bimba Kamat

    It has not been mentioned whether water needs to be added. If so at what stage?