Monday, September 24, 2012

Aratikaya kura/Raw banana curry

Another of the daily curries, soft and bland raw banana curry is a yummy yet simple one. 

Preparation time: 15-20 mins

Serves: 2

To see how raw banana curry is made, please click here.


Raw bananas (aratikaya) 2
Refined cooking oil 1 tbsp
Red chillies 2
Mustard seeds (aavalu/rai) 1 tsp
Cumin seeds (jeelakarra/jeera) 1 tsp
Pinch of turmeric (pasupu/haldi)
Pinch of asafoetida (inguva/hing)
Salt to taste
Fresh and chopped coriander for garnish
Fresh and grated coconut for garnish


Wash and peel the raw bananas and chop finely or into small pieces.

Heat oil and add the red chillies and mustard seeds. When they pop, add cumin seeds and a pinch of turmeric and asafoetida.

Add the chopped bananas and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add around half a cup of water, cover and cook on simmer for around 5-10 mins.

When the bananas feel cooked and are boiled soft, add salt to taste and mix well.

Garnish with fresh and chopped coriander, fresh and grated coconut and serve with hot ghee topped rice or Indian bread.


Panchali said...

Cool...I am surely going to try this out soon!! Looks yummy...

Pratnee said...

Thank you Panchali:) do let us know how it turned out:)

gayatri soni said...

Now it seems that I have come to great place!

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! :)

Pratnee said...

Kind words and encouraging too :) a Great Ganesh Navratri to you too:)

TTT said...

I love raw bananas ! I am gonna try this out !

Pratnee said...

Lol! Hope it turns out well:)

Prabhavathi said...

looks yummy

Pratnee said...

Thank you Prabha:)

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