Banana Payasam – Nenthrapazham pradhaman – Banana dessert – Onam Special

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  • Yield : 500 gm
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 50m

Banana payasam ( Kheer ) is a sweet dessert prepared with ripe banana. Banana payasam is a popular dish of OnaSadhya. Banana is a healthy fruit. Banana payasam is a delicious and simple to make payasam.


  • Ripe banana - 2 nos
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Jaggery - 350 gm
  • Coconut milk (thin) - 2 cup
  • Coconut milk (thick) - 1 cup
  • Ghee - 4 tsp
  • Cardamom powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Cashew nut - 50 gm
  • Raisins - 20 gm
  • Coconut pieces - 1/2 tsp


Step 1

Peel and cut the banana into small pieces.

Step 2

Take a coconut and grate it. In a blender add grated coconut with water and squeeze it and take coconut milk (thin and thick coconut milk).

Step 3

Take a thick bottom vessel boil 1 cup of water and add banana pieces. Cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Mash the banana in a grinder.

Step 5

Take a pan melt jaggery with 1/4 cup of water and remove impurities by straining.

Step 6

Take a thick bottom vessel add mashed banana and 2 tsp of ghee and cook for 3 minutes.

Step 7

Add melted jaggery into this mixture and cook on a medium flame and stir continuously. When this mixture is thick add thin coconut milk and stir and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 8

When this mixture is thick add thick coconut milk and mix well. Remove from fire. Do not allow the to boil.

Step 9

Sprinkle cardamom powder.

Step 10

Heat 2 tsp of ghee add coconut pieces, cashew nut, and raisins and fry for 2 minutes. Pour this in to the payasam. Delicious Banana payasam is ready to serve.


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