Mangalore Buns

Wondering what to make with over ripe bananas? Here is a recipe that makes the best use of over ripe bananas 🙂

Mangalore Buns – as the name suggests, this is a cuisine from the coastal Karnataka region. You go to any restaurant in Mangalore and ask for buns, you will not be disappointed with the flavour 🙂

What more? The original recipe of Mangalore buns is using all purpose or maida but the below recipe is made using wheat flour. So, taste bhi health bhi 😛

Without further ado, here is the recipe for  Mangalore Buns / Banana Buns 🙂

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INGREDIENTS:

Ripe Bananas – 3 (Big ones)

Wheat Flour – 4 cups

Yogurt / curd – 1 cup

Sugar – 1 cups

Salt – 1/2 tsp

Baking soda – a pinch

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METHOD:

Puree the banana and sugar together.

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In a large mixing bowl, add the pureed banana – sugar mix.

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Add the wheat flour, curd, baking soda and salt.

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Mix together into a soft pliable dough similar to the chapathi dough.

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P.S: Adjust the wheat flour quantity to attain the dough consistency.

Cover it with an aluminium foil and set aside for 30 minutes.

Heat oil in a deep fry pan. Take small ball sized dough and roll it into the size of the puri but a tad bit thicker than the puris.

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Deep fry till it fluffs up and turns golden brown in color on both sides.

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Serve hot with some coconut chutney or ketchup or any pickle or relish it as it is with a hot cup of coffee.

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