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Banana Skin Curry

Banana Peel Curry

  • 2 Serves

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Save your banana peels for a delicious curry recipe that the whole family will enjoy.



1 small onion, sliced
5 curry leaves
2-3 banana peels - soaked in 1⁄4 tsp of turmeric and water until ready to use
1/4 cup shredded coconut
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp grated ginger
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/4 tsp ground turmeric
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 cup coconut milk
1/4 cup coriander, chopped
*Serving size calculator is approximate, feel free to adjust by adding a pinch here and there as needed


  1. Rinse the banana skin and trim off any woody or black ends. Finely slice the skin.
  2. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and curry leaves and fry until golden, 5-10 minutes then add the sliced banana skin and shredded coconut. Cook this for a further 3-4 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, ginger, garlic and ground spices. Fry for 3-4 minutes then add the coconut milk and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve with chopped coriander and jasmine or basmati rice.

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