Curried green bananas

Curried Green Bananas

Category: Main meal | Serves: 4

Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes


5 green bananas (West Indian shop)

2 tablespoons mustard oil

1 large onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon turmeric

1 level teaspoon chilli powder

225ml water

225ml plain yoghurt

1 tablespoon minced ginger

1 teaspoon garam masala

2 cardamom seeds, crushed

Scotch bonnet pepper to taste

  1. Make an incision along the length of each banana. Add to boiling water and cook for about 15 minutes until the flesh can be easily pierced with a fork. Once cooked, remove the skins and slice into 2cm discs and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, fry the onion and ginger for about 2-3 minutes then add the turmeric, chilli powder, cardamoms and fresh chillies. Cook everything for about 1 minute.
  3. Stir the banana into the onion and spice mixture and allow them to brown slightly.

Nutritional information

Curried Green Bananas