Step into the enchanting streets of Kerala, especially the vibrant northern region, where delightful surprises await around every corner. Amidst the bustling lanes, you’ll stumble upon quaint sweet shops, tucked away amidst larger establishments, each adorned with a treasure trove of culinary delights. Here, amidst this culinary paradise, a star emerges—the irresistible Kerala Banana Halwa.
These charming shops proudly exhibit vibrant, translucent blocks of halwa, resembling a kaleidoscope of colors. Halwa holds a place of great significance in Kerala, crafted with meticulous care using an array of fruits, dry fruits, and a harmonious blend of both.
Today, we present you with a cherished recipe that encapsulates the essence of Kerala—an authentic Kerala Banana Halwa. Fear not, for this recipe is a delightful surprise in itself; it boasts simplicity, ensuring you’ll be enticed to recreate its magic time and time again!
If you think preparing this delicacy is going to be a tedious process, you’re mistaken. This recipe is a testament to its ease and simplicity. With just a few basic ingredients and straightforward steps, you’ll find yourself immersed in the creation of this heavenly treat.
The star of the show, the humble Kerala banana, takes center stage in this halwa. Its natural sweetness, combined with the richness of ghee, creates a symphony of flavors that will transport you straight to the vibrant streets of Kerala.
So, embrace the spirit of Kerala’s culinary heritage and embark on this delightful halwa-making adventure. Get ready to indulge in the heavenly goodness of Kerala Banana Halwa, and prepare to be enchanted by its irresistible charm.
Raw Kerala Banana Halwa Recipe
- 2 heaped tbsp Raw Kerala Banana Powder
- 1/4 cup (or according to taste) Jaggery Syrup (Use 100% Organic Jaggery)
- 1 tsp Ghee for the halwa and 2 tsp for the nuts
- 2 tsp mixed nuts (Cashew nuts and Almonds)
- 1 big pinch Cardamom Powder
1. Cook the Raw Kerala Banana Powder with jaggery syrup, whisking so that it’s smooth. Add ghee and stir till it’s completely incorporated. Meanwhile, fry the nuts in ghee.
2. Continue to cook on a low flame. As the mixture starts thickening, stir in the nuts & cardamom powder.
3. When the halwa is sufficiently thick, spread it on a flat plate and let it cool. Once set, cut it into squares. If you like you can garnish with a few strands of saffron before leaving it to set.
There, we said this was going to be easy! With our Raw Kerala Banana Powder, you needn’t go through the trouble of peeling, drying and slicing bananas, it’s already been done for you! So go ahead and get a taste of Kerala in your home with some sweet, soft Banana Halwa!
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Raw Kerala Banana Halwa
- Cook the Raw Kerala Banana Powder with jaggery syrup, whisking so that it's smooth. Add ghee and stir till it's completely incorporated.
- Continue to cook on a low flame. As the mixture starts thickening, stir in the nuts & cardamom powder.
- When the halwa is sufficiently thick, spread it on a flat plate and let it cool. Once set, cut it into squares. If you like you can garnish with a few strands of saffron before leaving it to set.