Green banana is an unripened yellow banana. It is a fine supply of vitamins, and minerals, fiber, and includes a starch. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium & fiber. It acts more like a fiber than a starch. The resistant starch in green bananas has many health benefits.

It helps keep the digestive tract healthy. It increases insulin sensitivity, helping people with type 2 diabetes control blood sugars and aids blood pressure control. It helps to control blood sugar, manage weight and lower blood cholesterol levels.

Raw banana can be boiled and then mashed, flavored with spices and used as a filling to make cutlets, samosas and vadas. It is also used to make the very popular banana chips.