Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari

Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Kesari is a very commonly made sweet dish in Tamil Homes. It is prepared in every big and small occassions. From welcoming a guest at home to a marriage ceremony, Kesari is a must for all South Indians. I remember my mom prepared kesari and bajji whenever any ladke wale came with marriage proposal for me😁😁 It is made in many fruit and plain flavours. But this Banana Kesari has not got it's share of fame. It's fairly good to taste and you can use up your over ripe bananas in this. Good to try for a change,, something different from the usual.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: Breakfast, Desserts, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Sweet
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Semolina fine
  • 2 Banana ripe
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • Pinch Food Colour or saffron, or jalebi saffron or jalebi
  • 3 cup Water or milk and milk mixture
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • Golden Raisins or cashews some cashews and
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Pinch Food Colour or saffron, or orange saffron or orange
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Instructions
 

  • Add ghee to a skillet and toast cashews till golden brown then add raisins.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add semolina to cashew and raisins. Roast till it turns to Marie biscuit colour.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Puree 2 small bananas using a fork.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Also in another side keep water and milk mixture on meduim flame.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add sugar, banana puree, cardamom powder and saffron (optional) to the milk mixture. You can add jalebi food colour if you like.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Let the mixture come to a boil.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add this mixture to semolina and stir. At first it will look like too much liquid but the semolina will cook and absorb the liquid.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Your delicious Vazhapayam / Banana Kesari is ready to serve.
    Thanjavur Vazhapayam Kesari | Thanjavur Style Banana Kesari - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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