Sunday, July 31, 2016

Manglore Buns/Banana Pooris/Fried Banana Buns

Have you ever tried your hands in making pooris aka buns with banana, then you should have a look to this puffy beauties. Mangalore Banana buns are quite famous  in both Udupi-Manglore, though these buns are popularly called as Mangalore buns. Its an excellent evening tea time snack prepared with over ripen bananas along with both wheat flour and all purpose flour or else just with all purpose flour. A delicious pooris to give a try if you have some overripe bananas sitting in your fruit baskets. Trust me these puris are extremely spongy and puffy.

Banana Puris, Banana Pooris,Mangalore Buns

Am posting this Fried Mangalore banana buns today as i was challenged to dish out a monsoon treats with my secret ingredients given by Rafeeda for this month's Shhh Cooking Secretly, started by myself and now the event is taken by Mayuri Patel. Mayuri paired me with Rafeeda sis, and she gave me bananas and cumin seeds as my secret ingredients. Since this month's theme was Monsoon treats, i couldnt resist to dish out these puffy deep fried banana buns which suits absolutely prefect to go under this theme. These banana pooris are dangerously addictive, you cant stop munching this puffies.

Mangalore Buns, Banana Pooris

Recipe Source: Udupi Recipes
1 large Overripe banana
1cup All purpose flour
3tsp Sugar
1/2tsp Baking powder
1/4tsp Baking soda
2tbsp Yogurt
3/4tsp Cumin seeds
Oil for deep frying

Mash the banana with fingers as smooth paste, dont grind. Add the salt, cumin seeds, yoghurt, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, mix well until the sugar gets dissolves.

Now add slowly the all purpose flour and knead everything as a pliable and soft dough as like chapathi dough.

Keep aside for 2 hours, make small balls from the dough. Dust the balls and roll with rolling pin as small thick round discs.

Mangalore Buns, Buns With Banana & cumin

Heat oil for deep frying, deep fry the rolled balls one by one until they gets puffed.

Remove from oil and drain the excess of oil with paper towel.

Serve with chutney.


  1. Great work Priya.Mouthwatering one

  2. When I saw your picture, I was doubtful if it was Mangalore Buns... I have made this a couple of times, the first time it came out so well but the second time it flopped... :( Yours looks so fluffy...

  3. lovely pick, Priya ! buns look super soft and tasty :)

  4. Love the click ,looks so yummy

  5. My hubby who did his medical degree in Mangalore, now keeps on reminding me make the famous Mangalore Buns. Yours look so fluffy and yummy. Best thing to have with masala tea.


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