Raw Banana Methi Subzi

Raw Banana Methi Subzi

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This unique recipe transforms raw bananas into a tongue-tickling delicacy! Indeed, the addition of fenugreek leaves gives the raw bananas a total makeover, enhancing its flavour and aroma to a great extent.

The Raw Banana Methi Subzi is really quick and easy, and made with common ingredients that will not send you hunting from shop to shop.

So, you can decide in the last minute and make this on any day provided you have raw banana and methi on hand. It tastes great when served hot and fresh immediately after preparation.

You can also try your hand at making other raw banana dishes like Jain Pav Bhaji or Raw Banana Fritters .

Raw Banana Methi Subzi recipe - How to make Raw Banana Methi Subzi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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  1. Put the raw bananas and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Remove the bananas, keep aside and allow it to cool completely.
  4. Peel the bananas and cut them into slices. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 30 seconds, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the banana slices, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy114 cal
Protein1.8 g
Carbohydrates14.7 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat5.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium21.5 mg


Raw Banana Methi Subzi
 on 14 Apr 19 05:54 AM

easy to make... not very tasty...maybe chopping the banana to smaller pieces would have made a difference ? not sure where it went wrong
Tarla Dalal
18 Apr 19 11:45 AM
   Hi Arati, It takes time to acquire the taste of raw banana. You can try cutting them small and making it again.
Raw Banana Methi Subzi
 on 24 Feb 19 03:30 PM

Tried this recipe today.A rare combination of raw bananas and methi and also very easy to prepare.Absolutely loved it.
Tarla Dalal
25 Feb 19 09:15 AM
   Hello, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes & share wit us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Raw Banana Methi Subzi
 on 18 Dec 18 11:15 AM

all is good
Tarla Dalal
18 Dec 18 01:58 PM
   Thank you!