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Andhra flavored raw banana curry flavored with mustard seeds paste. It is a traditional dish and tastes great with steamed rice and dal.


4 serving

Total time

60 minutes




  • 3 banana
  • 1 tbsp tamarind
  • 0.25 tsp Turmeric
  • to taste Salt
  • 1½ tsps Mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp Rice
  • 1 ginger
  • 0.25 cup Coconut
  • 0.25 cup cilantro
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 6 - 8 Curry leaves
  • 0.25 tsp Asafoetida
  • 4 - 5 chilies


  1. Soak mustard seeds and rice in little water for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Then grind the soaked mustard seeds and rice along with ginger, grated coconut and cilantro into a smooth paste adding little water. Keep aside.
  3. Boil banana until tender. Drain and set aside.
  4. In a saute pan, heat tbsp oil and add the tempering ingredients. Once the seeds start to splutter, add the boiled banana, turmeric, salt and ground paste. Cook for 4-5 minutes for the flavors to mingle.
  5. Next add tamarind pulp and cook until the raw smell of tamarind cooks off, another 3-4 minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice and a dollop of ghee.