This curry can be made during kartika masam as it has no onions and garlic.


Aritikaya- 2 ( raw bananas )

Green chillies – 2

Turmeric powder – 1/3 tsp

Milk – 2 cups

Salt to taste


Oil – 3 tbsp

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

Broken red chillies – 6

Curry leaves – few


  1. Trim the ends of the raw banana and peel the skin. Cut into cubes and add to a bowl filled with water. If you don’t immerse the pieces immediately in water , it will start to blacken soon.
  2. Heat oil in a wide pan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, red chillies and curry leaves. Fry for few seconds .
  3. Add green chillies,  aritikaya pieces, salt and turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Close the lid and cook on low flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Open the lid, mix throughly and close the lid.  Let it cook for another 3 to 4 minutes on low flame till the aritikaya pieces are well cooked and soft
  5. Stir to ensure they don’t burn or stick to the pan.
  6. Add milk. Mix well. Cook on high flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Switch off the flame, curry should be semi liquid.

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