Vegan Plantain curry | Green Banana Palya

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Plantains are the healthiest vegetables which should be incorporated in our diet at least once a week. Plantains are loaded with Vitamin B6, antioxidants and minerals. Plantains contain soluble fibers which aid in regular bowel movements.
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Here is the simple yet delicious side dish using plantains. Plantain curry or vegan plantain palya recipe. You can use this palya in a sandwich, or with rotis, burritos…
Check this no fermentation Plantain dosa recipe and homemade plantains chips recipe as well.


Plantain curry

Vegan Plantain curry | Green Banana Palya

Please watch the above video for detailed instructions to make Plantain curry | balekai palya
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 4 small Plantains / green banana / raw banana

For seasoning:

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • Pinch of Gluten free hing
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • 3 to 6 green chillies chopped or slit
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 10 to 15 curry leaves
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 to 4 tbsp grated coconut
  • 2 to 3 tbsp chopped cilantro/coriander seeds
  • Juice of half lemon optional


  • Wash the plantains
  • peel a thin layer and
  • steam cook on medium high heat for 13 to 14 minutes
  • Once cooked remove the skin
  • and grate it using the grater
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat, once the oil is hot add hing, mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds pop, add dals. Fry it until the dals turn golden brown.
  • Now add chillies,turmeric powder, curry leaves and the grated plantains . mix it well.
  • Reduce the heat to medium low, add salt, coconut and mix it.
  • If you feel the palya is dry, sprinkle some water.
  • Cover it and cook it on low heat for a minute. Turn off the heat.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice mix it well.
  • Palya is ready to serve with rice, roti …


You can use onion for this palya.