Banana Halwa – Special

Banana Halwa - Special

Banana Halwa - Special

Banana Halwa - Special is a wonderful and tasty delicacy especially for halwa lovers. This a very popular halwa in Kerala, a land where bananas grow in plenty. This is a unique and special dish with a perfect blending of ripe bananas with sugar syrup. The halwa is very tasty and moist. Adding chopped nuts enriches the texture and crunchiness of the dish. You can relish your food cravings for this delicious Banana Halwa - Special with zero regrets. Bananas are healthy and full of vital nutrients required for body. This halwa will boost up your health. There are kids who are not fond of bananas and this is a wise option of feeding them with the delicious sweet. This is one of the easiest of halwa dishes that can be prepared with very minimal ingredients. You can explore a well detailed recipe here.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 kg Ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup Ghee
  • 1/2 kg Jaggery Vellam
  • 1 tbsp Almonds/Badam chopped
  • 1 pinch Cardamom (powdered) Elaichi
  • 1 tsp Almond flakes


  • For preparing the delicious halwa, first peel the bananas and scrape out the black-veined centre.
  • Mash the bananas into pulp.
  • Warm the ghee in a pan and add the banana pulp.
  • Cook, until the mixture turns light brown.
  • Add the crushed jaggery. Stir well.
  • Add the cardamom powder and the chopped almonds.
  • Stir well until the almonds are lightly roasted.
  • Garnish with almond flakes.
  • :- If you add 1 tsp of fried coconut flakes and 2 cups of coconut milk to this dish and warm it slightly, it can be served as a South Indian sweet called Pazha Paayasam (Banana Pudding) :- Choose only ripe bananas to make this dish. :- You may use plantain to make Nenthrapazha halwa, but it needs to be steamed first before being mashed.


You can visit this link for a delicious dish Sooji Halwa. You can also visit this link Badam Halwa
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