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BANANA HALWA

Banana Halwa is a delightful fruity sweet perfect for rainy evenings.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: halwa, How to make banana halwa?
Yield: 10 People
Author: SRIMATHI SUNDARARAMAN

Materials

  • 10 Nos Banana
  • 250 Grams Jaggery
  • 100 Grams Sugar
  • 4-5 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Dry Fruits Optional

Instructions

  • Peel the bananas and cut them into medium sized pieces.
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  • Blend it to a fine paste.
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  • Heat a heavy bottomed kadai (pan), and transfer this banana puree into it. Add jaggery and stir.
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  • Add sugar.
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  • Keep stirring until the sugar and jaggery melt, and the mixture starts to darken.
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  • Now add lemon juice, and keep stirring until the mixture starts to become glossy.
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  • Keep adding one tablespoon ghee at a time, and stir until it melts into the mixture. Keep repeating this step of adding ghee and stirring until the mixture starts to thicken, and stick around the edges and white frothy surfaces develop. This will take about 4-5 tablespoons of ghee and 15-20 minutes.
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  • Finally, add cardamom powder, stir well. Serve hot or chilled with dry fruits of your choice. You can also roast the dry fruits in ghee before adding it to the halwa.
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