Raw Banana Vada

20 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 10 minutes | Servings: 4


1 tbsp Oil, तेल

½ tsp Mustard Seeds, राइ

¼ tsp Asafetida, हींग

2 tsp Green Chilli, finely chopped, हरी मिर्च

4 to 6 Curry Leaves, करी पत्ते

½ tsp Turmeric Powder, हल्दी पाउडर

1 ½ cup Raw Banana, boiled, mashed, कच्चा केला

½ tbsp Lime Juice, नींबू का रस

1 tsp Sugar, चीनी

Salt to Taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

2 tbsp Coriander Leaves, finely chopped, धनिया

Oil for deep frying, तेल


For Batter

¾ cup Gram Flour,  बेसन

½ tsp Turmeric Powder, हल्दी पाउडर

Salt to Taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार


  • In a mixing bowl, add raw banana, turmeric powder, green chilli, coriander powder and lime juice and mix well.
  • Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadai, add mustard seeds let it crackle, add asafoetida, curry leaves and saute on a medium flame for a few minutes.
  • Add raw banana mixture, mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Keep aside to cool completely.
  • Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and shape each portion into a round ball.

 For Batter

  • In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, salt to taste and required water and mix well.
  • Batter should have thick consistency to coat the vada.

 For Frying

  • Dip the round balls into the batter and deep fry in hot oil.
  • Fry till the turn golden brown in colour from all sides.
  • Drain on absorbent paper and keep it aside.