Kaalan Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Raw banana1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
 Green chilies6 , slit
 Chili powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Turmeric powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Coconut1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
 Cumin seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Curd4 Cup (64 tbs), lightly beaten
For the seasoning:
 Vegetable oil1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (2 Dessertspoon)
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Fenugreek seeds1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Dry red chilies3 , halved
 Curry leaves5 (A Few)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.6%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.4 mg

Sodium 214.9 mg9%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.8%

Sugars 20.2 g

Protein 10 g20.2%

Vitamin A 20.5% Vitamin C 73.5%

Calcium 29.5% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook the banana pieces in a cup of water, with green chillies, chilli powder and turmeric powder. Add salt to taste.
2.Grind grated coconut and cumin seeds to a fine paste. Add this paste to the cooked banana. Mix well and allow to boil once. Lower the heat and add the beaten curd at once, stirring all the time. Take care it does not curdle. Remove from fire.
3. Heat another pan with 2 dsp oil. Splutter mustard seeds, add fenugreek seeds, red chillies and curry leaves and fry lightly. Pour over the curry.