Banana Sabzi

Banana Sabzi is a popular Indian Curries
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Serves 4
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2 -firm ripe Bananas

1- stalk Curry leaves

1 tsp - fresh coriander, chopped

1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1/2 tsp - Dhania (coriander seed) powder

3-4 piches - Turmeric powder

2 pinches - Asafoetida

Salt to taste

1 tsp - Sugar

1/4 tsp - each cumin & Mustard Seeds

1 tsp - oil

1/2 cup - water


  1. Mix all dry masalas (except asafoetida), and salt in ΒΌ cup water.
  2. Keep aside. Heat oil in a heavy pan.
  3. Add seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
  4. Add masala paste, stir till oil separates.
  5. Add remaining water, bring to a boil.
  6. Slice bananas into round slices, add to masala.
  7. Add sugar, simmer till all sugar melts.
  8. Check taste and make adjustments.
  9. Place in a serving dish, garnish with coriander.
  10. Serve hot with phulkas or naan.

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