Friday, April 18, 2008

Banana Halwa


4 very ripe bananas
1 T vegetable oil or ghee
2 T sugar
1 T chopped, unsalted, peeled pistachios
½ T chopped walnuts
Peel the bananas ,deseed and mash them
Put the oil or ghee in a nonstick frying pan and set over medium-high heat.
When the oil is hot, put in the mashed bananas.
Stir and fry for 5 to 6 minutes.
Turn the heat to medium and stir and fry for another 10 minutes or until the bananas have browned and turned to a kind of soft toffee.
Turn the heat to low.
Add the sugar.
Stir for another 30 seconds or until the sugar has dissolved.
Add the pistachios and walnuts and mix in.
Cool to room temperature, then cover with plastic wrap until serving time.


Medhaa said...

looks yumm, nice way to use up ripe bananas too.

Jamie said...

Those look lovely. Very nice picture too!

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Pravs said...

this halwa is my fav too. I have blogged this recipe long back. Looks delicious.