Banana Sheera | How to make Banana Sheera

By Radha Natarajan  |  15th Feb 2018  |  
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About Banana Sheera Recipe

Banana sheera/sajjige is something very similar to our South Indian version of Kesari .The popular dessert , usually prepared during poojas has a religious touch to it, prepared during Satyanarayan pooja or other functions. This is a typical mildly sweet dessert usually had even for breakfast in North Karnataka.

Banana Sheera is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Banana Sheera by Radha Natarajan is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Banana Sheera is a dish which comes from Karnataka cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Banana Sheera takes 5 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Banana Sheera make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Banana Sheera will be the best option for you. The flavor of Banana Sheera is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Banana Sheera at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Banana Sheera

Ingredients to make Banana Sheera

  • 1 cup roasted barnyard millets/samo/moraiyo/varai if fasting or semolina( sooji ) 1/4 cup melted ghee
  • /2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Cups water
  • 1 cup mashed banana puree or banana mashed into chunks.
  • pinch of cardamom powder
  • Raisins and cashewnuts for garnish

How to make Banana Sheera

  1. Roast the millets powdered / semolina in little ghee till aromatic but not browned.
  2. In a deep non stick pan preferably, add the ghee, add the raisins, cashew nuts and fry till golden and raisins have swollen
  3. add the milk and water, sugar and let boil, add the pinch of cardamom powder.
  4. Add the roasted millets / semolina slowly with one hand, keeping the flame at the lowest, and stir with another hand,
  5. when you have finished adding the complete millets or semolina , close the pan with a lid and reduce the flame to low.
  6. Keep for 3 minutes and switch off. Do not open the pan for at least 15 minutes as you want the heat to be locked in , and cook the semolina inside.
  7. After 15 minutes, open the lid and stir once again , and you will see the sheera has been done to perfection and no lumps formed absolutely.

Reviews for Banana Sheera (1)

Shelly Sharmaa year ago

Nice one.

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