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Panchamrutham is a combination of ripened small size bananas (preferably used Kadalippazham which has only little water content), Rock Sugar Candy, Cow Ghee, Honey and dried Raisins. This is a healthy and tasty recipe, generally used to perform poojas in the temples and houses as Prasadam. Different regions in India have their own versions of preparing the Prasadam or offering. Bananas, Honey, Cow Ghee, Rock Sugar Candy and Raisins provide various kinds of vitamins and helps to maintain good health, especially for children. Panchamrutham can be easily prepared at home requiring simple ingredients. This is one of the easiest offering or naivedyam that you can prepare on a busy festival day. The recipe calls for five basic elements you will find in most houses. So gather up your elements and let's start cooking. You can explore a well detailed recipe here.


  • 3 nos Kadalippazham (or some other small size Bananas, available)
  • 1/4 cup Raisins/dried grapes
  • 1/4 cup Sugar candy
  • 1/4 cup Ghee (preferably made with Cow Milk)
  • 1/4 cup Honey


  • Peel the Kadalippazham/Banana and cut into small pieces (crush them slightly with fingers or spoon) and keep it in a Bowl or Vessel.
  • Break the Sugar Candy into medium size pieces (only if Rock Sugar is used) and keep it aside
  • Add the Sugar Candy and Raisins into the Kadalippazham pieces.
  • Add Ghee and Honey also into the mix (made with Kadalippazham pieces, Sugar Candy and Raisins) and stir it well continuously for some time.
  • The Prasadam dish is ready. If this dish is packed and kept properly in the fridge, it can store for many days.


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    B.Dhanasekaran February 28, 2021

    I have tastewd a similar panchamirtham with same ingredients but additionaly with fresh
    coconut fine shavings (thuruval) by a kannada priest at a Saradambhal Temple in Chennai. i have never tasted a better one than this exceept Palani Panchamirtham made at the Palani temple with your purchased ingredients duiring 60″s (not now)

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