Valhapalu Sajjige | Banana Sheera/Halwa | Balehannu Sajjige

Festival Season is just around the corner! Thought to posting this simple sweet dish. Adding banana gives a nice flavor. We used to make this sweet on almost all occasions especially during SatyaNarayana Pooja and offered as prasad. Festivals is around the corner

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Prep Time :  5-8 mins
Cook Time : 10 Mins

Ingredients
  • Rava Coarse / Sooji  - 1 cup
  • Ripe Banana - 1/2 cup chopped & mashed
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Dry fruits - Cashews pieces and yellow Raisins - 2 tbsp
  • Kesar milk - 2 tbsp (Kesar / Saffron + warm milk)
  • Water - 3/4 cup
  • Banana essence - 2 drops (optional)
  • Sugar - 1 cup (adjust the taste)
Method
  1.  Take a large pan roast the rava in a medium flame until very light brown in color (do not overroast) transfer into a plate
  2. In  a same pan roast the dry fruits in a spoon full of ghee fry till golden in color and transfer into a plate 
  3. Heat same pan add water bring to boil then add mashed banana cook for 2-4 mins then 
  4. Add ghee bring to boil, now add slowly roasted rava into the pan mix quickly stir continuously it does not stick to the bottom stir until rava cooked
  5. Then add sugar and essence mix together stir continuously it should be thick and nice aroma
  6. Then add kesar milk and dry fruits mix well 
  7. Sajjige is ready to serve. 
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