Mangalore Buns

The overripe bananas in the basket set me thinking… Why not have Mangalore Buns for breakfast.

Mangalore Buns

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Mohanrao Suvarna


  • 3 medium Overripe Bananas used small yellow ( Elaichi ) bananas
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sour Curd
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Jeera
  • 1 pinch Baking Soda
  • 1 cup All purpose Flour You may require more depending upon the bananas
  • 1 tbsp Gram Flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 pinch Salt


  • Peel and cut Bananas into medium pieces and grind it along with the sugar.
  • Mix baking soda and curd in a bowl and beat well.
  • Mix together the banana mixture, crushed jeera, gram flour and all purpose flour. Gradually add the curd mixture and knead it to a soft dough.
  • Keep it aside for 4-5 hours or preferably overnight to ferment.
    Once fermented the dough is ready. Make small balls and roll out into thick puris.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the buns until golden brown on both sides.
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