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Raw banana Sabji

Unlike other veggies raw banana takes a longer time to cook. So be patient with them while cooking. Otherwise steam them in cooker for 7-8 mins before making their sabzi. The ingredient’s used for this recipe is easily found in your kitchen. This sabzi goes well as a side dish. You could even pack this kacche kele ki sabzi with chapatis/rotis in tiffin boxes. For variation you could try cooking potatoes, cabbage in the same style.

Raw Banana Sabzi Recipe – an easy dry sabzi made from raw bananas or kaccha kela, mild spiced, with a hint of fresh coconut.

Ingredient

  • 200 gm raw banana or 2-3 medium sized raw bananas(peeled and chopped into cubes)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or sunflower oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped green chilies
  • ½ tsp cumin seed
  • 1 /2 tsp mustard seed
  • 8-10 curry leaves
  • ¼th tsp turmeric powdet
  • ⅛th tsp asafoetida
  • ⅓rd grated fresh coconut
  • 2 cup of water to immerse the diced raw banana
  • 1-2 tbsp water for the sabzi or as required
  • salt as per taste

How to make the recipe?

  1. Peel the raw bananas with the help of a peeler or knife.
  2. Keep all the ingredients ready for the recipe.
  3. Chop the peeled bananas into small cubes and immerse them in enough water covering them for 10 mins.
  4. Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan, add ½ tsp cumin seed,1/2 tsp mustard seed, ¼th tsp turmeric,1/8th tsp or a pinch of asafoetida and 8-10 curry leaves.
  5. Saute and stir until they splutter and crackle.
  6. Now add the soaked raw bananas.
  7. Mix all nicely.
  8. Sprinkle salt as required.
  9. Stir all nicely. Also add ¼th cup of water.
  10. Cover with a lid consisting water or cover with a lid. Alternatively you could just cover with a lid. But the lid containing water helps to retain the moisture of the vegetable and cook the vegetable in their own juices and flavors.
  11. Allow them to cook on low heat. Keep stirring in between.
  12. If the raw bananas tend to get dry or stick to the bottom of the pan. Don’t worry just sprinkle some water over them and cook again.
  13. Once the raw bananas cook, they would get little soft, its color and texture would change.
  14. Add the fresh grated coconut to the raw bananas.
  15. Mix all nicely.
  16. Cook for 1-2 mins on low heat.
  17. Switch off the gas and serve your raw banana sabzi along your meals, pulao or any rice dish.

Step wise :

Raw Banana Sabzi recipe step by step:

  1. Peel the raw bananas with the help of a peeler or knife.
raw banana sabzi recipe


2.Keep all the ingredients ready for the recipe.

raw banana sabzi recipe

2. Chop the peeled bananas into small cubes and immerse them in enough water covering them for 10 mins.

raw banana sabzi recipe

4. Heat  1tbsp coconut oil in a pan.

raw banana sabzi recipe

5. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seed,1/2 tsp  mustard seed, 1/4th tsp turmeric,1/8th tsp or a pinch of asafoetida and 8-10 curry leaves.

raw banana sabzi recipe

6. Saute and stir until they splutter and crackle.

raw banana sabzi recipe

7. Now add the soaked raw bananas.

raw banana sabzi recipe

8. Mix all nicely.

raw banana sabzi recipe

9. Sprinkle salt as required.

raw banana sabzi recipe

10. Stir all nicely. Also add 1/4th cup of water.

raw banana sabzi recipe

11. Cover with a lid consisting water or cover with a lid. Alternatively you could just cover with a lid. But the lid containing water helps to retain the moisture of the vegetable and cook the vegetable in their own juices and flavors.

raw banana sabzi recipe

12. Allow them to cook on low heat. Keep stirring in between.

raw banana sabzi recipe

13. If the raw bananas tend to get dry or stick to the bottom of the pan. Don’t worry just sprinkle some water over them and cook again.

raw banana sabzi recipe

14. Once the raw bananas cook, they would get little soft, its color and texture would change. Add the fresh grated coconut to it.

raw banana sabzi recipe

15. Mix all nicely.

raw banana sabzi recipe

16. Cook for 1-2 mins on low heat.

raw banana sabzi recipe

17. Switch off the gas and serve your raw banana sabzi along your meals, pulao or any rice dish.

raw banana sabzi recipe