Banana Payasam – Nenthrapazham pradhaman – Banana dessert – Onam Special2012-08-29
- 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
Peel and cut the banana into small pieces.
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).
Take a thick bottom vessel boil 1 cup of water and add banana pieces. Cook for 5 minutes.
Mash the banana in a grinder.
Take a pan melt jaggery with 1/4 cup of water and remove impurities by straining.
Take a thick bottom vessel add mashed banana and 2 tsp of ghee and cook for 3 minutes.
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.
When this mixture is thick add thick coconut milk and mix well. Remove from fire. Do not allow the to boil.
Sprinkle cardamom powder.
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.