Gulai Batang Pisang (young banana trunk curry)

This is a special food in Kedah especially when it is wedding ceremony or breaking the fast. Really miss this curry.

  • 500 g young banana trunk (the deepest content) - cut it in the size of 5cm
  • 1 kg meat(cut small)
  • 500 ml coconut milk
  • 10 pieces curry leaf
  • 2 cinnamons sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 10ml tamarind paste
  • cooking oil
  • salt, sugar
  • MSG (additional)
Ingredients A
  • 2 packets curry powder meat
  • a glass of water
  • 2 tablespoon chili paste
Ingredients B
  • 4 red onion (grind)
  • 6 garlic (fine it grind)
  • 1 inch of ginger(grind)


  1. Heat oil in the pan. Add the grind ingredients (Ingredients B) with curry leaf, cinnamon sticks, star anise. Stir Ingredients A beside and then put it into the pan. Cook until become greasy.
  2. Insert coconut milk, meat and young banana junk. Let all of it boil up. Add tamarind paste, salt, sugar and MSG(optional). Wait for a minute. Then serve.


  1. or people in kedah call it 'rias pisang'..pronounce as ree - y'as pisang in kasaq way. u know how kedah sebut kan. miss it

  2. iya,really know it.pure kedahan girl..hehe..thanks!really appreciate it =]


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