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Mangalore Buns | Banana Poori

Mangalore Buns is a famous dish from coastal region of Karnataka. It is prepared using all purpose flour and overripe banana, later deep fried in oil.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time25 mins
Resting time (After Preparation)8 hrs
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: Banana Recipes
Author: Amrita


  • cup All-purpose flour or Whole wheat flour
  • 1 no Overripe Banana, Big
  • 2 tablespoon Curd
  • 2-3 tablespoon Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 cups Vegetable Oil for deep frying


  • Take overripe banana in a bowl and use a fork to smash it and make sure it should not contain any lumps.
  • Later add curd and sugar and blend once again.
  • Sieve the flour along with salt and baking soda. Add the blended mixture into it and prepare a smooth dough. Do not add any water. If the dough becomes very sticky you can add little more flour in that.
  • Now cover the dough with a damp cloth and keep in room temperature. Allow to rest it for 7 to 8 hours. So, if you want to prepare it for breakfast, make the dough previous night.
  • After 7 to 8 hours, knead the dough once again and divide into equal lemon size balls.
  • Take each ball dust with flour and roll out small discs like poori but it must be thick.
  • Heat oil in a wok and deep fry both sides until golden and serve hot.