- Ripe Bananas – 4
- Sugar – 4 teaspoon (optional)
- Clarified butter (Ghee) – 2-3 tsp
- Cardamom Powder – 1/4 tsp
- Peel off the banana skin and then mash the bananas into a fine paste.
- Heat some ghee in a heavy frying pan or a kadhai.
- Add the bananas paste and cook over low heat, stirring to prevent the mixture from sticking to the pan.
- Cook the bananas for 10 minutes on medium flame or until bananas have changed the colour. Add more ghee if necessary.
- Now, add sugar and continue stirring until dissolved. You can also use powdered sugar, jaggery or palm sugar syrup.
- Before turning off the heat adds some cardamom powder and keep stirring till the mixture becomes sticky and gooey.
- Transfer the banana halwa on a flat surface and allow it to cool. Once the halwa is cooled cut it into square shapes.
- Once your child is over one year of age, you can garnish each piece with a cashew nut or any other dry fruit of your choice.
- Banana Halwa is ready to be served.
One medium sized Banana contains 105 calories and is rich in potassium, apart from many other minerals and vitamins.
1 tablespoon of Ghee (Clarified butter) contains 112kcal of energy.