Raw Banana Kofte



Presenting one more without onion garlic recipe. Kachche kele ke kofte or raw banana kofte.

Raw or green banana is a good source of fiber, vitamins and minerals. It contains a starch that help to control blood sugar,, manage weigh and lower blood cholesterol levels.



Raw or green banana – 2 boiled

Potato – 1 large boiled

Grated ginger – 1 tsp

Green chilli – 2-3 finely chopped

Coriander leaves – 1-2 tbsp finely chopped

Salt to taste

Cumin powder – 1 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp

Chickpea flour or besan – 2 tbsp

Oil to fry

Smash the banana and potato well. Mix all the ingredients. Make small balls.

Fry the balls in oil and keep aside.

For gravy

Tomato – 4 medium

Green chilli – 1-2

Ginger – 1 inch piece

Cardamom – 2

Bay leaf – 1

Cinnamon – a small piece

Cloves – 3

Cashew nuts – 8-10 soaked in warm water

Melon seeds – 2 tsp soaked

Malai or fresh cream – 2-3 tsp

Sugar – 1 tsp

Ghee – 2 tsp


Grind soaked cashew nuts and melon seeds. Make a fine paste.

Add chopped tomatoes, green chilli, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. Grind altogether.

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. You can use remaining oil of kofta. Add bay leaf then add ground paste. Fry well.

Add salt and all the spices. Saute add sugar, add malai or cream.

Saute till oil leaves the side. Add water as much you want for gravy. Let it boil.

Add the kofte. Let it cook on low flame for 5-6 minutes. Add ghee and its ready.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve with steamed rice, roti, paratha, puri or naan.