Vazhakka Mezhukkupuratti / Raw Banana Stir Fry

Vazhakka mezhukkupuratti is one of the easiest and flavorful Kerala dish. The dish goes best with steamed rice, pickle and rasam.. Ahh!!! My favorite combo….

So let’s begin..

Vazhakka Mezhukkupuratti / Raw Banana Stir Fry

Prep time             : 5 minutes
Cooking time      : 15 minutes
Total time            : 20 minutes

Servings    : 3

Category   : Side dish
Cuisine     : South Indian ,Kerala


2 Medium sized raw banana
1 Small onion
2-3 Green chilies
1/4 Teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste

For the seasoning:

1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
1 Tablespoon coconut oil
Curry leaves


  • Peel the skin of raw banana and cut it into cubes.
  • Finely slice onion and slit green chilies. Keep it aside.


  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When crackles put curry leaves.
  • Add onion, green chilies and salt. Sauté until onions turn translucent.
  • Add in the raw banana and turmeric powder. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cover the lid and cook on a low flame until slightly cooked.
  • Once cooked remove the lid and keep sautéing until all water evaporates completely.

Serve with steamed rice, pickle and rasam.


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