How to make Raw Banana Sabzi -

Raw bananas cooked in a delicious onion tomato masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Raw bananas (कच्चे केले), Curry leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Raw Banana Sabzi checkout Vazhakai Podimas, Raw Banana Curry, Kacha Kolar Dalna, Jain Dum Raw Banana . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Creamy Mushroom Jeera Aloo Jain Malai Kofta Achari Dahiwali Bhindi

Raw Banana Sabzi

Raw Banana Sabzi Recipe Card


Raw bananas are a brilliant, healthier substitute to potatoes in any recipe. This sabzi is made by sautéing raw banans with onions, tomatoes and a bunch of spices. Tamarind pulp adds a delicious tanginess to the dish and curry leaves add a lovely flavour. Along with rotis or rice this kachche kela ki sazbi will make a delicious meal.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Raw Banana Sabzi Recipe

  • Raw bananas 2

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 5 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) a pinch

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander-cumin powder 2 teaspoons

  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Peel and cut thick round slices of raw bananas. You can also cut bananas vertically to make long slices.

Step 2

Put them in a bowl, add salt, turmeric powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder, 1 tbsp ginger paste and mix well. Heat 3 tbsps oil in a non stick pan, add the bananas slices and sauté.

Step 3

Chop onion and tomato. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick kadai. Add a pinch of fenugreek seeds, a pinch of fennel seeds, curry eaves and onion and sauté.

Step 4

Add remaining ginger paste, garlic paste and tomato and mix. Sprinkle a little water on the banana, cover and cook.

Step 5

Add a pinch of turmeric powder, coriander powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder to the kadai and mix. Add ½ cup water and salt and mix well.

Step 6

Add the sautéed bananas slices, tamarind paste and mix gently. Reduce heat, add a little more water, cover and cook for 1-2 minutes. Serve hot.

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