Bananas in coconut sauce

Raw bananas cooked in coconut milk and meat.

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

This is a staple food of our country.,prepared in almost all homes.

Ingredients non vegetarian 2 servings

    • 6 Green raw bananas.
    • 1/2 kg mutton (with bones would be better)
    • Salt
    • 1 1/2 tsp of ginger ,garlic paste
    • 2 tsps of green chilly paste
    • 1 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp lemon juice
    • 1 cup of light coconut milk
    • 1 cup thick coconut milk
    • 1 small onion (chopped finely).


    1. Peel and cut bananas in small pieces.
    2. Boil them with salt until soft.
    3. Boil meat with ginger garlic paste,and salt till soft( keep about 1/2 cup of soup)
    4. Strain water from bananas ,slighly mash them add turmeric, salt, chilly paste, lemon ,onions,soup, meat and light coconut milk, mix and cook on medium heat.
    5. When little milk remains ,add thick coconut milk ,reduce heat and cook till bananas well coated and  not very dry.
    6. Serve warm .



    Fatma, This is a good recipe!!! Thanks so much. I am eating this after so many years. Do you also have a proper recipe for kuku paka?