Mangalore Buns

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

Mangalore Buns

Serves 4
Meal type Breakfast, Snack
Misc Serve Cold, Serve Hot
India Indian


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


  • 1 tablespoon Gram Flour


Step 1 Peel and cut Bananas into medium pieces and grind it along with the sugar.
Step 2 Mix baking soda and curd in a bowl and beat well.
Step 3 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.
Step 4
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.

Step 5
Heat oil in a frying pan and deep fry the buns until golden brown on both sides.

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