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Prasadacha Sheera (Banana Sheera / Sooji Halwa With Banana)

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Prasadacha Sheera is very popular sweet dish which is almost prepared everywhere on the auspicious occasion and most commonly on the day of Satya Narayan Pooja. This sheera is offered in small cups as a prasad to guests. Very tasty and healthy too!
Ingredients
For roasting the semolina
  Semolina 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fine variety of Rawa / Sooji)
  Melted ghee 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Hot milk 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Tulsi 6 Small (5 - 6 tulsi leaves used) (Optional)
  Cardamom powder 1⁄3 Teaspoon
For the banana and nuts mixture
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Assorted nuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Cashew nuts, almonds and golden raisins used as needed)
  Ripe banana 1 Medium, sliced
Directions

MAKING
1. In a heated sauce pan, mix the melted ghee and semolina. Continue stirring over medium-high heat until golden in color.
2. Heat a skillet over medium heat with ghee, to this add cashew nuts and chopped almonds. Roast them slightly until light golden in color.
3. Add some raisins, roast for a minute until puffed.
4. Add the banana slices, stir until banana slices are caramelized. Once done, turn off the heat.
5. Once the semolina is roasted well, lower down the heat and gradually add hot milk. Stir, cover and let cook for about 3 minutes.
6. After about 3 minutes, uncover and add the sugar.
7. Stir to dissolve in the sugar well. Then, add the prepared banana mixture.
8. Add tulsi leaves (if using), mix to combine well.
9. Add a little cardamom powder, mix well. Cover and continue to cook for about 4 - 5 minutes.

SERVING
10. Serve hot as a dessert or as a breakfast meal.

TIPS
For added flavor, you may add nutmeg powder while cooking the banana pieces.
For added richness, add 1/4 cup more ghee while roasting the semolina / sooji.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Pudding
Restriction: 
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Ingredient: 
Semolina
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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