Today i have for you all a healthy,refreshing,yummy and super quick accompaniment made from Raw Banana.That’s ” Raw Banana Raita / Kache Kele ka Raita “. This raw banana raita  is also one of Navratri fasting recipe .Try this any day and you are going to like it, it’s very simple and hardly takes any time.


Usually raitas are very simple to make but tastes awesome. This raw banana raita too falls under that category.The best part is you can’t guess  what this raita is made from.The nature of raw banana is very much similar to potato. Here we go…


Smitha Kalluraya
Course Side Dish
Cuisine south indian
Servings 4 serving


  • 1 medium sized Raw /Banana /Kachhe Kele
  • 1 Cup yoghurt
  • 2 - 3 Green chilies
  • few Coriander leaves
  • to taste Salt

For Tempering

  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Split Black gram Urad dal
  • 1/2 tsp Bengal Gram Chana Dal
  • or 2 a pinch Asafoetida/ hing
  • few Curry Leaves


  • Wash and cook raw banana till soft. I pressure cook for about 2-3 whistles.Raw Banana does not need much time to cook or soften .So while cooking does not add too much water, otherwise it will become too mushy.
  • When cool to handle, peel the outer skin of raw banana.
  • Mash raw banana.
  • To the mashed raw banana add curd,green chilli and salt.
  • Prepare the tempering.In a small kadai ,take oil.Add mustard seeds,urad dal and chana dal.Once they splutter add curry leaves and hing.Switch off .Pour this tempering on raita.Add chopped coriander leaves.Mix everything. If required add some more curd and adjust the consistency.
  • Serve the yummy raw banana raitha with rice / roti/ pulav.

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  • Reply
    September 20, 2014 at 12:10 pm

    interesting raitha… will try this soon…

  • Reply
    Ree Kasirajh
    September 20, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Just made vazhakkai bajji and ate happily… Seeing this guilt free recipe with raw banana delights me:)

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    MonuTeena RecipesPassion
    September 20, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    wow this is truly so beautifully explained dear

  • Reply
    Priya Suresh
    September 20, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    I can this raita simply just like that, delicious..

  • Reply
    Swathi Iyer
    September 20, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    Looks delicious very nice raw banana raita.

  • Reply
    Magees kitchen
    September 21, 2014 at 2:34 am

    Interesting and very new to me, will try soon…

  • Reply
    beena stephen
    September 21, 2014 at 5:47 am

    Looks delicious raita

  • Reply
    Rafeeda AR
    September 21, 2014 at 7:42 am

    this sounds interesting… looks really delicious…

  • Reply
    September 21, 2014 at 9:35 pm

    sounds really interesting..looks yumm..sure to try this

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