Banana Recipes

From healthy smoothies to decadent cream pies, our collection of banana recipes offers countless ways to use this versatile fruit. The humble banana has made its way into a lot of great recipes including smoothies, banana cakes, banana muffins, banana breads and banana pancakes. Find a great tasting banana recipe for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert in our selection of healthy banana recipes, for savoury, sweet, snacks and drinks.

Health Benefits of Bananas

Bananas

A banana gives a sustained and substantial boost of energy – that’s why they are a favourite choice for cyclists, footballers and other athletes looking for a quick source of carbohydrate. And there’s more – read how much goodness is in a banana.

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Kanchkolar Kofta Curry – Green Banana Kofta Curry

Kanchkolar Kofta Curry - Green Banana Kofta Curry

Banana kofta is a specialty of the Eastern states of India. This kofta recipe includes raw bananas and potatoes – mashed potatoes give some binding strength to the mushy banana koftas.

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Khao Tom Mat – Sticky Rice and Banana

Khao Tom Mat - Sticky Rice and Banana

Khao tom mat is a Thai street food made of sweet sticky rice cakes filled with banana, black beans and then steamed in banana leaf parcels. Eaten both as a sweet snack or as a meal in itself, the parcels are often given to monks as food offerings at the beginning of Buddhist lent (Khao Phansa).

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Kluay Khai Chuam – Banana in Syrup

Kluay Khai Chuam - Banana in Syrup

This classic Thai dessert is great warm, at room temperature, cold, or topped with crushed ice. It’s also pretty easy to make. You need baby or nino bananas, though; regular Cavendish bananas turn all mushy and weird in the simmering syrup.

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Mango and Banana Crumble

Mango and Banana Crumble

A quick and easy tropical dessert packed full of flavour and fibre. Serve this dessert with dollops of whipped cream or ice cream.

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Oatmeal-Banana Pancakes

Oatmeal-Banana Pancakes

Served warm from the griddle or skillet for breakfast, these homemade oatmeal-banana pancakes are a real treat.

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Pisang Goreng – Fried Bananas

Pisang Goreng (Fried Bananas) is a snack food mostly found throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines.

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