Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Banana Payasam


There are totally 6 varities of tastes and sweet is one among them.Well i aways like to have spicy things along with that like sweets as a second option.There are some perticular sweets which i like to have.Banana payasam in one among those.Banana is a healthy fruit ,easily avilable and very cheap indeed.This is a perticular varity of fruit which is available through out the year and we need not wait for the season.It can be eaten raw by preparing wonderful curries and riped banan's are simple devine when added to any sweetdishes it enhances the flavour and gives a peculiar varity of richness.
I had some guests comming over to my house this weekend and had no time to prepare sweet.I saw some riped banana's in my counter top so thought of preparing something out of them.As it hardly takes 15 minutes to prepare this sweet dish and the ingredients required is also so simple andminimali prepared itIt came out so good that all of my guest loved it and wrotedown the recipe.We all had fun and the speciality is nobody could make out it was prepared out of banana.

Ingredients:
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Well ripe banana's- 2 large
Milk - 2 cups
water -1/2 cup
Jaggery -1/2 cup[powdered]
Cardammom -1/2 tsp
saffron -2 piches
Butter -3 tsp


Method:
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1.Mash the riped banana's with hand so as to form a rough paste.
2.Take a pan add 2 tsp of butter to it and allow it to melt.Then add the banana paste to it and fry till it turns slighty brown.
3.Then add jaggery to it and keep mixing properly when all the jaggery is properly incorporated ,add milk and water to it and simmer and allow it to cook for 5 mins
4.Take 1 tsp of butter in a bowl and add1 tsp each of scliced almounds,cashews and raisins to it and roast it in microwave.
5.Now add the saffron to the payasam and bring to a boil.then add cardammom powder and butter roasted dry fruits to it and mix properly and bring to aboil and allow it to enhance the flavour by increasing the heat and cooking for another 4 mins.
6.Serve hot or cold as kheer as per your likings.

18 comments:

Manjula said...

Hmm..Never heard of that so far...I love banana halwa, so I am sure I'll love this one too

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Manjula,
If you like banana halwa then you gotta try this,i feel you will love this

Seema said...

Soumya,
Loved your presentation. Chenda baindu ninna picture
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Akka

Anonymous said...

Remember we had prepared this once in hostel?
I simply love this,coz this is an easy plus nutritious recipe.Come up with more of such quick,easy & healthy recipes.
----Nanda

Asha said...

This is a wonderful dessert Sowmya!! Never heard of it.Looks great.I will try this dish Thanks sweetie!:)

USHA said...

Awesome payasam,never heard about it..Its so good,colour,presentation etc.,

As you mentioned before,i think the processis also so easy,sure let me try...

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Akka,
Thanks .Enna badam laika kantha?

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Nanda,
Thanks dear.Yup i do remeber those funfilled days hmm ..miss them all

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Asha,
thanks dear.Do give a try and lemme know.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hey Usha,
thanks buddy.Yup it can be called as instant and is very easy.Do give a try and lemme know.

Lakshmik said...

Hi Soumya

Banana payasam? Have to try this one. It looks delicious.

Coffee said...

Heard about payasam, but banana payasam!!!!!! This is new to me!!!
The pic looks lovely. :)

RP said...

That is a very creative idea. What kind of banana did you use?

Sanjana said...

Hi
Banana payasam sounds different and interesting. I guess my kids wld love to have this payasam.
Chk here for another different payasam - Caramel payasam:
http://www.indusladies.com/forums/2196-post3.html

Nandita said...

sounds very interesting Soumya, will try it sometime...may be if i thicken it further i can freeze it into banana kulfis!

Vani said...

Hey Soumya! I know you've not been blogging for ages but hope you're checking your mail (& get this comment)! Tried the banana payasa today. So simple & so delicious! Even I, who's not much of a sweets person, loved it! Thanks for a lovely recipe!
Hope you are doing well!

Anitha said...

Loved the recipe!! I tried it out and came out jus like ur presentation.Thanks,i can now make easy payasam if someone is coming home! :)

Harini said...

I tried this payasam today and it turned out great. My husband liked it.

What a nice way to use the leftover bananas and milk! Thanks Soumya!