Tag: Banana

Breakfast/ Dinner, Kerala Dishes, Puttu

Banana Puttu

Ingredients: 2 cups puttu podi 1 1/2 cup grated coconut3 ripe bananas / nendrapazham, chopped1-2 tbsp sugar1 tbsp ghee1/2 tsp cardamom powdersalt to tastewater as required Preparation: Mix the puttupodi with little salt and add water little by little to the puttu podi till it becomes wet/ moist and mix thoroughly without any lumps. Keep it […]

Desserts & Sweets, Frozen / Chilled Desserts

Banoffee Pie

Ingredients: 2 cups biscuits, powdered ( I used digestive biscuits)120-125 g butter, meltedtoffee / dulce de leche ( from 1 can condensed milk )3 ripe bananas, thinly sliced1 tsp lemon juice1 cup whipping cream2-3 tbsp icing sugargrated chocolate / chocolate shavings, to garnish Preparation: Grease a pie pan with butter. In a bowl, combine the […]

Cakes, Cakes & Bakes

Banana – Tutti Frutti Cake

Ingredients: 3 ripe bananas 1 1/2 cup self-raising flour1 cup brown sugar3 eggs1/2 cup oil1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 cup tutti frutti Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a round cake tin with butter / baking spray or line with baking paper. In a small bowl, mix 1/2 cup tutti […]

Malabar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Pazham Rava Nurukku

Ingredients: 1 ripe banana / nendrapazham, chopped into cubes1-2 tbsp sugar1/4 cup grated coconut1/4 cup rava / semolina10-12 cashew nuts10 raisins1/4 tsp cardamom powder1 1/2 tbsp ghee1 tbsp sliced almonds Preparation: Heat 2 tsp ghee in a non stick pan and add chopped banana and saute till golden brown . Add sugar to this and […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Banana and Pear Muffins

Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas1 1/2 cup plain flour1 tsp baking soda1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup brown sugar2 eggs3 tbsp oil1 tsp vanilla essence1 pear, chopped Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a 12 hole cupcake tin with paper cases. Sift together plain flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl and keep it […]

Cakes & Bakes, Muffins/ Cupcakes

Banana Cream Cheese Muffins

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour1/4 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp baking soda1/4 tsp salt6 tbsp / 85 gm unsalted butter, softened4 oz / 8 tbsp cream cheese, softened1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup brown sugar1 large egg1/2 tsp vanilla essence2-3 ripe bananas, mashed ( 3/4 cup) Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Line a 12 […]

Drinks, Summer Specials

Avocado Breakfast Shake

Ingredients: 1 big ripe avocado1 medium banana ( or 2 small bananas)500 ml chilled milkhoney or sugar, as required10 almonds2 tsp chia seeds Preparation: Soak almonds in hot water for 10 minutes. Once it is cool, remove the skin and keep it aside. Soak chia seeds in 1/4 cup of water and keep it aside. […]

Bread / Loaf / Buns/ Rolls, Cakes & Bakes

Zucchini Banana Bread

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup plain flour3/4 tsp baking powder3/4 tsp baking soda3/4-1 tsp cinnamon powder3/4 tsp mixed spice powder1/4 tsp salt2 large eggs1 big over ripe banana, mashed (about 3/4 cup )1 cup sugar1/2 cup oil3/4 cup unpeeled zucchini, finely chopped/ shredded Preparation: Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a loaf pan with butter […]

Kerala Dishes, Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Sweet Snacks

Sharkara Pazhampori / Banana Fritters with Wheat Flour and Jaggery

Ingredients: 3 big ripe plantians/ kerala bananas ( nendrapazham)1 cup wheat flour1/2 cup jaggery, grated or powdered2 -3 tbsp rice flour2 tsp black sesame seeds1/4 tsp baking powdera pinch of salt1 cup thick coconut milkoil for frying Preparation: Peel and slice bananas lengthwise and keep it aside. In a bowl, add wheat flour, rice flour, […]