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Banana Halwa Recipe

Super delicious halwa recipe made using bananas. It has a caramel added into it which gives a lovely aroma and flavour to this halwa.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Desert
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6 servings


  • Banana - 5 mashed or pureed
  • Sugar - ¼ cup + 1 cup
  • Ghee - ½ cup to ¾ cup
  • Cardamom Powder - 1 tsp
  • Water - ¼ cup
  • Cashews & Kishmish - as needed


  • Heat 2 tblsp ghee in a nonstick pan, add pureed banana and mix well. Add ¼ cup sugar and mix well.
  • Cook everything till it gets really thick and leaves the sides.
  • In the mean time, take 1 cup sugar and ¼ cup water in a sauce pan and mix well. Bring it to a boil. Cook everything till the sugar reaches caramel stage.
  • Pour this over the banana and mix well.
  • Continue cooking, add ghee as needed.
  • Heat ghee in a pan, fry cashews and kishmish.
  • Add this into the halwa and mix well. Cook till it leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Transfer it into a greased pan and cool it down.
  • Slice and serve.
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