Mangalore Bun

Snacks

Mangalore Bun or also known as Sweet Banana Pooris or Banana Buns is a popular dish from the city of Mangalore, Karnataka. Mildly sweet and puffed like a regular poori, they are a often served during breakfast or tea time and is served with chutney or vegetable sagu.

Made with maida and ripe bananas, they are deep-fried and served. They are super soft and fluffy with a tinge of sweetness from the bananas.

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Mangalore Bun Recipe

A delicious and popular breakfast / tea time dish.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Fermentation6 hrs
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: South Indian

Ingredients for Mangalore Bun

  • 2 cup Wheat Flour
  • 2 Ripe Green Bananas peeled, mashed
  • 6 tsp Curd
  • 4 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 pinch Cooking Soda
  • as required Oil
  • a large pinch Salt adjust as per taste

How to make Mangalore Bun

  • Combine the bananas, curd, salt, sugar, cumin seeds and cooking soda in a bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Add this to the wheat flour and add a little oil.
  • Knead well and keep aside for 4 to 6 hours.
  • Make small balls of the dough and shape them into small circles (like a puri).
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Fry the prepared buns until light golden brown.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Serve with chutney or vegetable sagu.