Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Kadali Besara Bhaja/Banana Fry with Mustard Paste

Kadali Besara Bhaja/Banana Fry with Mustard Paste is a very famous recipe of my state Orissa..and I love it when cooked by my Grandmom/aai/nani...She cooked it in a very simple but a lovely way that the taste s im sharing this recipe of her with all of u which is my all time fav dish of banana...
and here it goes:-

2 Raw Bananas
1 tbsp Mustard seeds
2 tsp red Chillies powder
6 Garlic flakes
1/2 cup Water
Mustard Oil
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Pancha Phutana
Salt to taste


Peel off the skin of the bananas and cut into round slices.
Grind the mustard seeds with garlic .
Heat Oil in a pan/kadai and add 1 tsp pancha phutana.
When it started crackling add mustard-garlic paste along with water.
Boil water by adding turmeric powder,chilli powder salt and the bananas for 2 mins.
Cook in medium flame by covering the lid till the bananas are semi cooked.
Now uncover and cook in high flame by stirring in between till water evaporates .
Stir fry the bananas till golden brown.

Serve hot as a side dish.... enjoy.. :-)
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Also sending it to Ayeesha's Any One Can Cook


  1. This fry must b flavorsome..looks crisp n yumm

  2. We make the banana pakora which is sweetened by sugar, but this one is something new.

  3. Healthy & yummy !!!! This one is my mom's fav too!!!

  4. very interesting recipe with raw banana! sounds yummy! will try it soon.

  5. This is my fav with rice n dal ~ make it almost the same way :)
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  6. Nice and very interesting Banana fry !!

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  7. Dear Mugdha
    I remember I have eaten this long long back , but had totally forgotten about it. Cant wait to make it!
    Bhala thiba

  8. Super crispy banana fry,soo tempting..

  9. What a pretty crispy banana dish that is ! I loved the colour and flavours you have come up with Mugdha..As lovely as your name ! (I loved that too ) Nice space..

  10. Wow so delicious,i need this with sambar rice...makes hungry:)

  11. Absolutely love the recipe and how nice a color comes on those banana discs :)

  12. grinding mustard seed is very new to me will try it out next time..
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  13. oh.. this is the best side dish.. looks too good..

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  14. Very unique dish, looks so delish. Thank you for linking with Any One Can Cook :)

  15. Hi Mugdha..loved this recipe the most in the recent posts ...i mean all are good but this one i want to try immediately. I make something like this with brinjal , will try with plantain slices now.


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