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Banana Halwa


Banana Halwa - ಬಾಳೆಹಣ್ಣಿ ನ  ಹಲ್ವ 

Banana Halwa
Ingredients:
  • Ripe bananas-  5
  • Sugar- 1 1/2 cup
  • Ghee- 1/2 cup
  • Cardamom powder- 1 tsp
  • Nuts and Raisins- 1/2 cup (almonds, cashews, dry grapes)

Method:

1. Peel the bananas, chop into round pieces.
2. Mash into pulp.
3. Take this banana pulp in a pan, add sugar and stir it in a medium flame.

4. When all the sugar dissolves; add ghee and stir occasionally to avoid sticking to the bottom in a low flame.

5. Cook until the mixture turns light brown.

6. Add cardamom powder.

7. Garnish with nuts and raisins.
8. Let it cool and then cut into your desired shapes & serve.

Banana Halwa


Nutritional and health benefits:
  • An excellent source of instant energy.
  • Being very rich in potassium &very low in sodium helps to manage blood pressure and there by prevents heart attack & stroke.
  • Bananas lower the levels of the acidic gastric juices in stomach and helps to prevent ulcers & acidity.
  • The natural fiber present in bananas; eating these fruits on a regular basis helps in overcoming the problem of constipation.
  • Having a banana before going to bed can help promote sleep.

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