March 1, 2024

Banana Buns

Banana Buns are puffed poori’s served with either coconut chutney or veg sagu and is one of the favourite breakfast recipe in south canara. Lets have a look at the recipe.


  • 2 banana, ripened
  • 1 or 2 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup curd/yogurt
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch of baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 cup maida / plain flour / all purpose flour / refined flour
  • oil for deep frying

How to make Banana Buns

  • firstly in a large mixing bowl take 2 ripened banana. if your having over ripened banana (black) it works great.
  • add in 1 or 2 tbsp sugar depending on the sweetness of banana.
  • mash with the help of fork. but do not blend banana in mixer.
  • later add ¼ cup curd, 1 tsp cumin, pinch of baking soda and ½ tsp salt.
  • combine well with a help of spoon.
  • further add 2 cup maida and prepare dough.
  • knead for 5 minutes or till dough turns smooth.
  • grease the dough with a tsp of oil.
  • cover and rest it in a warm place for 8 hours.
  • next day, knead the dough slightly and pinch a ball sized dough.
  • dust with some maida and roll slightly thick than poori.
  • deep fry the buns in hot oil.
  • further fry the buns on both sides keeping on medium flame.
  • fry till banana poori turns dark golden brown in colour both sides.
  • finally, serve the banana buns with chutney or saagu or can also have them plain.

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