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Raw Green Banana / Plantain Curry (Wet) / Aratikaya Muddha Koora

Vegan, Gluten free, South Indian telugu style, Green Raw Banana / Kacche Kele ki Sabzi / Aratikaya Muddha Koora suitable as a side for rice / roti.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine South Indian


  • Blender/Grinder/Mixie.


  • 2 count Raw Banana/ Green Banana / Plantain / Kacche Kele / Aratikaya

    (2 large or 4 small)
  • 1 count Lemon (large size)
  • teaspoons Salt
  • 2 inch piece Ginger
  • 3 pods Garlic (optional)
  • 7 to 8 count Green Chillies
  • ½ cup Water
  • 4 tablespoons Cooking Oil
  • 1 small bunch Coriander


  •  ½ teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  •  ½ teaspoon Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame seeds / Nuvvulu
  • teaspoon Urad Dal / Black Gram / Minappappu
  • 1 teaspoon   Chana Dal / Bengal Gram Lentils / Senagapappu
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 10 count Curry Leaves
  • 3 count Dry Red Chillies


  • Peel the skin of Raw bananas, cut them into cube size pieces.
  • Put them in a bowl of water, so that they don't oxidise and turn dark in colour.
  • Put a medium sized frying pan on stove top under medium flame.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil and heat it.
  • Add all the ‘Ingredients for Tempering’ into the pan. Saute them by stirring.
  • Now, transfer all the pieces of raw banana into the pan, along with salt.
  • Gently mix everything , such that the pieces are coated well with the salt and tempering.
  • Add the water and cover the pan completely with lid, for 5 mins. Let it steam cook.
  • In the meanwhile take the Ginger, Green Chillies, Garlic (optional) & Coriander bunch into a blender / mixie and make into a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  • When the raw banana pieces are softened / cooked perfectly, add the blended coarse paste and the remaining oil to the pan.
  • Now, mix everything thoroughly and let it be on flame for 2 mins, without lid.
  • Switch the flame off, and let it cool for 5 mins. Then, squeeze the lemon juice over the curry and give a gentle mix.
  • Take the curry into a serving bowl, garnish it with chopped coriander leaves. Done!!


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