Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe - Raw Banana Stir Fry

A quick stir fry made with raw banana tossed in with ground ginger, garlic and rice, the flavour is listed more with some Indian spices.

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Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe - Raw Banana Stir Fry
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Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe (Raw Banana Stir Fry Recipe) is a simple dish that has the authentic flavors of Andhra. The raw banana is simply tossed with some ground paste of ginger, garlic and raw rice for the crunch and is then simmered with tamarind gravy which is then balanced with the right amount of spice.

Serve the Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe with Steamed Rice and Dosakaya Pappu Recipe to create a satisfying meal. 

If you are looking for more Raw Banana Recipes, here are some that you can make for your everyday meals:

  1. Kanchakalar Khosha Bata
  2. Kuruku Kaalan Recipe
  3. Vazhaithandu Pachadi Recipe

Cuisine: Andhra
Course: Lunch
Diet: Diabetic Friendly
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1 Raw Banana , skin peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 cup Tamarind Water
  • Ingredients to grind
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Rice

How to make Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe - Raw Banana Stir Fry

  1. To begin making the Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe, peel the skin off the raw banana and cut them into small pieces. Keep water over a saucepan and bring it to boil.

  2. Add the chopped raw banana, turmeric powder, salt and boil for about 10 minutes.

  3. Strain the water and keep the banana aside. Grind ginger, garlic and rice with little water to a coarse paste and keep it aside.

  4. Heat a kadai with oil, add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter for few seconds.

  5. Add the curry leaves and let it crackle for 10 seconds and add cooked raw banana along with the ground paste. You can add red chilli powder and salt also and give it a stir.

  6. Once that is done, add the tamarind water and leave it simmer for 5 minutes until the water is all evaporated.

  7. Serve the Aratikaya Masala Pulusu Recipe with Steamed Rice and Dosakaya Pappu Recipe to create a satisfying meal.