Raw banana /Vazhaikai fry

This is a very simple fry which goes well with all the rice preparations.


Raw banana 2nos.
Tomato 1no.(medium size)
Onion1no.(medium size)
Garlic10 pods
Chilly powder1tsp
Coriander powder1tsp
Turmeric powder1/2tsp
Asafoetidaa pinch
Mustard seeds1/2tsp
Fennel seeds(sombhu)1/2tsp
Besan(kadalai maavu)2tsp
Curry leaves1sprig
Coriander leaves(chopped)to garnish
Saltto taste


                Peel the skin of the raw banana,cut it to desired size and put it in the water to prevent blackening.Chop the onion and tomato,slice the garlic.Heat the oil in a pan,add the mustard seeds and fennel.Fry the onion and garlic along with curry leaves.Add in the chopped tomato and cook it.

Add in raw banana and toss it for a while, then add all the powders,salt and saute it.

Add little water and close the pan with lid and cook it in a medium flame for 5 minutes.Now sprinkle the besan and mix it evenly and keep it in a low flame till it gets crisp.

Garnish it with coriander leaves.

Enjoy it with any rice preparation

  • Adding besan in the end gives crispiness to the fry.
  • Ginger&arlic paste can be used.


mouthwatery presentation...Am ready to taste now with hot onion sambar rice..:)
Tasty Appetite

I can have this anytime with Daal rice & Pickle. Yummy............

Flavorful n spicy it looks ~ nice recipe :)

Lipsmakingly Good recipe with a luvly Click.Thanks for sharing.

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