Raw banana curry/North Indian Raw banana curry/Pachakaya curry

Raw banana curry
Recipe – Sanjeev Kapoor


Raw bananas          –  4 medium ( peeled, 1 inch pieces)

Cashew nuts          –  15 nos

Grated coconut        – 2 tbsp

Red chilli powder     –  1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder       – 1/4 tsp

Jaggery grated         –  1 tsp

Yogurt                – 2 tbsp

Ghee                  – 3 tbsp

Cumin seeds           – 1 tsp

Ginger chopped        – 2 inch pieces


Fresh coriander leaves chopped  – 1 tbsp


Grind cashewnuts and coconut together. Now add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, jaggery and yogurt. Grind to a smooth paste. 

Heat ghee in a kadai, add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add chopped ginger and saute for half a minute. Add the banana pieces and stir. Add salt to taste and mix.

Cover and cook on low heat till the banana pieces are almost done, add the ground paste and mix well. 
Add salt to taste, cover and cook for 2 minutes or till the bananas are fully done. 

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.

14 thoughts on “Raw banana curry/North Indian Raw banana curry/Pachakaya curry”

  1. such a delicious,creamy looking curry,will have to try it soon
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