Preparation Time - 10 Minutes
Cooking Time - 30 Minutes


Raw Banana - 2
Red Lentils - 1 Cup
Shallots - 10
Onion - 1
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Dried Red Chilli - 10
Coriander Powder - 1 teaspoon
Fennel Seeds Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Grated Coconut - 1 Cup
Coconut Oil - 1 tab spoon
Mustard Seeds - 1 teaspoon
Chopped Shallots - 1 teaspoon
Curry Leaves - 2 Sprigs
Salt - To taste
Water - As required for cooking

  • Peel Raw Banana and wash it well and slice it thin and 1 inch length.
  • Wash Red Lentils and keep it aside.
  • Peel both Shallots and Onion and wash well and slice it thin and lengthy.
  • Heat a pan and add Grated Coconut and saute it well until Brown colour.
  • To this add dried Red chillies and fry it well.
  • Add Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder and Fennel Seeds Powder and roast it well.
  • Turn off the fire and leave it for sometimes to cool well.
  • Put it in a grinder and add a little Water and make it thick paste.
  • In a pressure cooker add sliced Raw Banana, Red Lentils, Sliced Onion and Shallots and Salt and pour enough Water and cook it well.
  • To this add masala paste and cook it well and make it thick as desired.
  • Heat Coconut Oil in a small pan and splutter Mustard Seeds.
  • Add chopped Shallots and Curry Leaves and fry well.
  • Add this into cooked curry and mix well and serve it in a serving bowl and serve it with Rice.
  • You can use Red Chilli Powder instead Dried Red Chilli.
  • Use Cumin Seeds Powder instead Fennel Seeds Powder.
  • You can use Coconut Milk instead Grated Coconut.
  • Use roasted Coriander instead Coriander Powder. 
Raw Banana Red Lentil Curry


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