Raw Banana Peel Kootu Recipe

Raw Banana Skin Kootu Recipe with step by step pictures. Raw banana chips can be made with the fruit. You can use the skin to make the kootu,

Raw banana kootu is super easy to make but taste so delicious. This particular recipe is from my grandma. She gave me the recipe and i made it immediately the next day. It tasted very similar to raw banana kootu and even better.

The banana variety used in this recipe is nendran banana, It is also called as kerala banana. This banana variety is used in making chips. Check this link for banana chips recipe.

Raw banana(nendran) skin has so much meat and less fibrous texture than regular banana. So you can chop them and use in recipes. You can make thoran using the same method too. But use less water and cook till moong dal is just cooked so it is not mushy.

Hope you will give this a try and let me know if you try it.

Raw Banana Skin Kootu Recipe


Raw Banana Skin Kootu Recipe is a traditonal recipe. I got this recipe from my grand mother and loved it. It goes well with rice.


Recipe type: Main

Cuisine: Indian

Serves: 4 servings


  • Raw Nendran Banana – 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Yellow Moong Dal – ½ cup
  • Water as needed


  • Coconut – ½ cup
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Dry Red Chilli – 3
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp


  1. Make slits on the raw banana and peel off in sections. Now chop it into small pieces.
  2. Take dal, raw banana peels, salt and turmeric powder in a kadai.
  3. Add water and cook till soft and tender.
  4. Grind coconut masala to a coarse mix.
  5. Add it into the raw banana mix and mix well.
  6. Cook for 2 more mins.
  7. Serve.




1)Take raw banana, You need nendran variety

2)Remove the skin alone and chop it finely

3) Take moong dal in a kadai

4)Add in raw banana skin

5)Add in water

6)Mix well

7)Add in turmeric powder

8)Add in salt

9)Cook till done

10)Grind coconut, chilli, garlic and cumin seed in a blender

11)Grind to a coarse mix

12)Add it into the dal

13)Add water as needed. Simmer for a few mins.


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