Banana Buns / Mangalore Buns

Banana buns / poori is a very popular breakfast recipe. It is also a popular tea time snack.These buns are sweet in taste because of addition of fully riped banana and sugar.The quantity of sugar may vary and depends upon the individual preference. 


1/2 cup curd
1 1/2 cups maida(approx)
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup sugar
2 over riped bananas
1/2 tsp cooking soda
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp ghee or oil
Oil for deep frying


  • Peel the bananas and mash it with a fork or your hands, add curd,salt, sugar,cooking soda, jeera  and mix well until the sugar is dissolved
  • Once the  sugar is dissolved add maida and make a soft dough, add ghee and knead again for 5 mins
  • Keep the dough covered for 8-10 hours
  • Devide the dough into equal portions and roll into a thick puri
  • Heat oil and deep fry rolled pooris into golden brown buns
  • Put the fried buns on a tissue paper. 
  • Serve hot buns with dal or ginger chutney.
  • You can also have this without chutney. Enjoy with hot coffee or tea.


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