How to make Banana Halwa Burfi -

Ripe bananas cooked with khoya and served burfi-style.

This recipe is from the book Mithai.

Main Ingredients : Ripe bananas (पके हुए केले), Mawa (khoya) (मावा/ खोवा )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

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You can also find more Mithais recipes like Khajoori Shahi Tukra , Boondi Laddoo, Mawa Burfi, Kiwi Mango Shrikhand.

Banana Halwa Burfi

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Banana Halwa Burfi Recipe

  • Ripe bananas chopped 1 cup

  • Mawa (khoya) grated 1 cup

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Ghee for greasing

  • Cashewnuts coarsely ground 1/2 cup

  • Milk 1/4 cup

Method

Step 1

Grease a six-by-eight-inch straight-sided shallow tray with a little ghee.

Step 2

Place a non-stick pan on medium heat. Add the bananas and grated khoya; cook, stirring at regular intervals to prevent the mixture from scorching.

Step 3

Cook till the ghee begins to ooze from the mixture. Add the sugar and cashew nut powder, and mix. Continue to cook, stirring continuously, till the mixture turns a rich brown. Add the milk and cook till it starts leaving the sides of the pan.

Step 4

Pour the mixture into the greased tray, level the surface and set aside to cool. Cut into desired shapes and serve.

Step 5

As there is khoya in this burfi, it should be eaten as soon as possible. Makes 250 grams

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