Vareka uperi( raw banana and black eyed peas curry)

4 servings
30 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
Lobia - 1 cup - 1

Onion medium finely chopped - 1

Turmeric - 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste

Mustard seeds 1 tsp

Urad dal - 1/2 tsp

Dry red chilly - 3

Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Oil- 2 tbsp


Grind following to smooth paste

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Grated coconut - 5 tbsp

Garlic clove - 6

Green chilly - 2


  • Heat oil in a pan, when hot add the tempering ingredients and allow the mustard to crackle.
  • Next add the chopped onions and saute for a minute, then add the raw banana and saute for few more mins.
  • Now add the lobia, ground paste, turmeric powder, required salt and 1/4 cup water.
  • Cover the pan with a lid and reduce the flame and cook till the raw banana is tender.
  • Once the raw banana is done, remove the lid, increase the heat and cook till the gravy is thick and dry.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or appam.


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