Jain Dum Raw Banana

Shallow-fried raw banana cubes served with a rich and creamy gravy. Serve this with any Indian bread of your choice. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Dum Raw Banana

Main Ingredients Raw bananas, Fresh coconut
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg


  • 2-3 medium raw bananas
  • 1 fresh coconut , flesh removed from the shell and roughly chopped
  • 6-8 curry leaves
  • 1-2 green chillies, chopped
  • 3-4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves 
  • 5-6 tablespoons yogurt  + to garnish 
  • 4-5 tablespoon oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons cream


  1. Put coconut, curry leaves, green chillies, tomatoes, cumin seeds, half teaspoon turmeric powder, half teaspoon red chilli powder, garammasala powder, salt, half the coriander leaves andthree tablespoons yogurt in a grinder jar and grind to a smooth puree with a little water.
  2. Peel and cut the bananas into one inch cubes and prick the cubes with a fork.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add banana cubes and shallow fry till light golden. Drain on absorbent paper and set aside.
  4. Add ground puree to the same wok, add remaining red chilli powder, turmeric powderand cook for four to five minutes.
  5. Add cream and remaining yogurt mix and switch off the heat.
  6. Place the banana cubes in a serving plate and pour the gravy over them.
  7. Garnish with yogurt and remaining coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1689
Carbohydrates 101.8
Protein 16.8
Fat 135.1
Other Fiber Fiber- 31gm