How to make Green Banana Tuk -

The popular Sindhi dish aloo tuk made with raw bananas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Raw Banana (कच्चा केला),

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Green Banana Tuk

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Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Green Banana Tuk Recipe

  • Raw Banana boiled with skin 3-4

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 tablespoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Cut the bananas into big pieces and peel them. Press them lightly and slide them into hot oil and deep fry till light golden.

Step 2

Mix together salt, dried mango powder, roasted cumin powder, roasted coriander powder and red chilli powder.

Step 3

Drain the banana pieces on absorbent paper and let them cool slightly. Crush each piece slightly and refry again till golden and crisp.

Step 4

Drain absorbent paper. Sprinkle the masala mixture and toss well so that each piece is well coated with the masala. Serve hot.

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