Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Banana Halwa

Banana Halwa 

  • Fully Ripe Nendra / Kerala Banana - 1/2 kg ( The best when the skin of the nendra banana  blackens naturally ) 
  • Sugar - 1/2 kg 
  • Pure Ghee- 1/ 4th kg 
  • Green Cardamom pods  - 2  

Peel the fully ripened nendra banana . chop into pieces n grind to a fine paste .

Shell the cardamom pods n powder it . 

Heat a thick bottomed kadai n add the ground paste , along with ghee and stir continuously for about 15 mts . Then add sugar little by little while still stirring .. dont let the paste stick to the bottom .so stir continuously , till a thick dark lump is formed n ghee leaves the sides n it turns semi solid ... switch off and add the cardamom powder n mix well ,

Grease a thali n pour this mixture n allow to set for about 2 to 3 hours n then cut inti desired shape .

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