Nendran Banana Jamun Recipe (Kerala Banana Jamun)

Delicious Kerala Banana deep fried and bathed in goodness of the sugar syrup - a quick to prepare dessert on a lazy sunday afternoon

Swathy Nandhini
Nendran Banana Jamun Recipe (Kerala Banana Jamun)
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Nendran Banana Jamun is a delicious festival sweet prepared with Kerala banana. Nendran Banana is an intensely sweet variety of banana which has to be consumed only when fully ripe.

In this recipe, the banana is fried and soaked in sugar syrup. It is soft, juicy and perfect as a quick dessert, evening snack or festival sweets. While choosing the banana for this recipe, make sure that the banana is not overly ripe but just firm. 

Serve Nendran Banana Jamun as a dessert after a Kerala style meal of Mambazha Pulissery RecipeSnake Gourd Thoran Recipe and Steamed Rice

If you like this recipe, here are a few more Kerala Dessert recipes

  1. Kerala Style Banana Dosa Recipe
  2. Kerala Style Chakka Pal kozhukattai Recipe
  3. Kinnathappam Recipe

Cuisine: Kerala Recipes
Course: Dessert
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Nendra Pazham Banana (Ripe)
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder (Elaichi)
  • Oil , for frying

How to make Nendran Banana Jamun Recipe (Kerala Banana Jamun)

  1. To begin making the Nendran Banana Jamun, peel the fully ripe banana and cut into thin circular slices.

  2. Heat oil in pan for frying. Drop the banana slices and fry in medium flame until it turns brown on both sides.

  3. Drain excess oil in kitchen tissues and fry the remaining slices in batches.

  4. In a saucepan, add water and sugar; on a medium flame stir the mixture continuously until the sugar has dissolved. Add Cardamom powder and boil until it becomes a thick syrup. Take it off the flame and pour into a deep bowl. 

  5. Add fried banana slices and keep soaked for about 2 hours.

  6. The delicious Nendran Banana Jamun is ready.

  7. Serve Nendran Banana Jamun as a dessert after a Kerala style meal of Mambazha Pulissery Recipe, Snake Gourd Thoran Recipe and Steamed Rice.   

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