Goan Style Banana Halwa Recipe (Kelyacho Halwo)

A delicious dessert recipe made with nendra bananas

Raksha Kamat
Goan Style Banana Halwa Recipe (Kelyacho Halwo)
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The Kelyacho Halwo, is a traditional Goan recipe that is made from a special variety of bananas called the Nendra bananas also popularly known as the Kerala bananas. The Banana Halwa is a quick sweet to make in just 20 minutes when you have all the ingredients ready. 

Serve the Goan Style Banana Halwa (Kelyacho Halwo) as a quick dessert after a Sunday afternoon brunch or even when you are craving for something sweet at anytime of the day.

Other recipes that you can try are:

  1. Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe
  2. Gehun Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe
  3. Rava Kesari Bhath/Sooji Halwa Recipe

Cuisine: Goan Recipes
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

35 M

Makes:

3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3 Ripe Bananas , Nendra variety
  • 9-10 teaspoon Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 4 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)

How to make Goan Style Banana Halwa Recipe (Kelyacho Halwo)

  1. To begin making the Goan Style Banana Halwa Recipe (Kelyacho Halwo), peel and slice the bananas into thin rounds.

  2. Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan over medium heat, add the bananas and stir fry in the ghee for a few seconds until it released an aroma.

  3. Add a 2 to 3 tablespoons of water, sugar and cloves and cook the bananas on low heat until the liquid thickens. When you lift it and drop, it should fall in thick drops and not a stream.

  4. Once the bananas have a thick halwa like consistency, add the cardamom powder to the Banana Halwa and turn off the heat. Allow the the Kelyacho Halwo to cool and serve. The Banana Halwa will thicken as it cools down. 

  5. Serve the Goan Style Banana Halwa (Kelyacho Halwo) as a quick dessert after a Sunday afternoon brunch or even when you are craving for something sweet at anytime of the day.

Last Modified On Sunday, 08 October 2017 10:59
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