July 04, 2016

Banana Sheera

Banana Sheera is a  Sweet made as Prasad in North India especially on Full Moon Day for Sathyanarayana Pooja and other Poojas. A very simple and delicious sweet that can be made easily with less efforts...

Pre time: 05 mins
Cooking time : 20 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients for making Banana Sheera:

Rava / Sooji / Semolina 200 gms - 1 cup
Sugar 1 and 1/2 cups
Chopped banana fruits 2 or 3
Milk 2 and 1/2 cups
Green cardamom powder 1/4 tea spoon
Saffron strings few mixed in 2 tb spoons of warm milk (Optional)
Roasted cashews and raisins few
Ghee 1/2 cup

How to make Banana Sheera?

Heat a pan with 2 table spoons of ghee and fry the sooji / rava in it till nice aroma comes.

Now keep the flame low and add the milk to it and keep stirring.
In few minutes you can see the rava  getting cooked and becoming thick.
If needed add more milk or water.

Once it is cooked add the sugar and banana pieces to it.
The stuff again will get diluted when the sugar melts.

Add ghee then and there at intervals and stir till the stuff comes together without sticking to the bottom.
Add the saffron milk, cashews, raisins, green cardamom powder stir well and switch off the stuff.


  1. Nice, I like it, Although we south indians are familiar with kesari making, this looks different