Vazhakkai (raw banana/plantain) is rich in fiber and carbohydrate and is tastier vegetable. This recipe with raw banana can be mixed with rice and it has dals again rich in protein, and asafoetida enhances digestion. This can be made ahead and kept for two days in refrigirator.


  • Raw banana big size 2 or medium 3 or small 4-5
  • Urad dal 1 big spoon
  • Gram dal 1 big spoon
  • Dry red chili 5-6
  • Salt to taste, asafoetida to taste
  • Oil just to fry dal and chili


Steam raw bananas to half boil (just done) when cool remove skin and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and fry dals one by one and then red chili.

Now grind the dals with salt, asafoetida in mixer to a powder (DO NOT ADD WATER).

Now mix the boiled banana to this dal powder and mix well all the while mashing the cooked banana. Season with mustard seeds.

Mix with rice and serve with danger raitha.

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