How to make Banana payasam – payasam recipes

          It feels so good to be back to blogging after almost a week. I had taken a break with the intention of relaxing and spending quality time with my family. But things do not always turn up as expected. It was not a good time for us last week. I know it could have been worse and I am so much thankful to God that things are back to normal again.

          When I began checking my mails this weekend, It was a sweet and a  pleasant surprise for me to see Usha’s(of veg inspirations) mail stating that I was the winner of her Healthy salad event which she had hosted some time ago. I felt so happy and I believe that it was some kind of reward for me after undergoing a bad phase. Thanks a million Usha.

         And now talking about today’s recipe which is the next sweet thing, the recipe was given to me by my hubby from a  tamil recipe book. As he has a sweet tooth, he wanted me to make this sometime. Banana payasam was something new and interesting for me. It tasted just divine.It was all over in no time. Lucky, I could get to eat the last cup before taking the photo. This could be made as a prasadam during Indian festivals.

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How to make Banana payasam - payasam recipes Yum
Course dessert
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course dessert
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
  1. Chop the bananas and dates to tiny pieces. Heat ghee in a pan. Add the chopped bananas and dates and fry them till the bananas turn a golden brown. Remove and keep them aside. Also fry the cashews in ghee til they turn golden brown.
  2. Now add approximately half a glass of water along with the jaggery in a pan. Allow the jaggery to dissolve and then boil. Keep stirring in intervals till the jaggery dissolves and starts boiling. Now add the ghee roasted bananas, dates and cashews along with the grated coconut. Stir till everything mixes well. Add the coconut milk and boil for five minutes.
  3. Serve warm or chilled.
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  1. Priya Suresh

    Banana payasam looks super delicious and yummy..Congrats for winning the give away dear..Hope its ok at ur end:)..

  2. Congrats Sowmya on the win. This payasam sounds delicious and easy to make.

  3. Nice and yummy payasam

  4. Aruna Manikandan

    Congratulations!!!!Banana payasam sounds interesting and new to me…Thx. for sharing 🙂

  5. hope things are better by now! congrats on winning the event.An easier way to make our pazham pradhaman (payasam). Nice one!

  6. hope things are better by now! congrats on winning the event.An easier way to make our pazham pradhaman (payasam). Nice one!


    Congrats on winning,and this dessert sounds new to me and sounds good!

  8. sounds different.never heard of something like this…..drop in somtime

  9. Congratulations on the win, enjoy. Babana payasa looks yum, just Apple Pie filling.

  10. Preeti Kashyap

    This is so new to me! yummy!

  11. Shama Nagarajan

    yummy the colour…mmm…tempting bowl

  12. lov banana payasam,lov the addition of dates..yummm

  13. Wonderful and new this one….

  14. Congrats on winning!! The payasam looks wonderful.

  15. Hari Chandana

    Congrats dear !!Banana payasam looks soo tempting and innovative.. perfecttt

  16. Viki's Kitchen

    congrats dear. Payasam looks very flavorful and tasty. Notable recipe.

  17. Balakrishna Saraswathy

    Pls send them over..looks wonderful and feels like having them now

  18. SpicyTasty

    Banana payasam sounds interesting. Love it and it looks delicious.

  19. congrats on the win Sowmya! You deserve it. Banana payasam is new to me. looks simply delicious. Yum!!

  20. Congrats, feel like panchamyrdam!

  21. Priya Yallapantula

    Wow, never heard or saw, this one looks really sweet and yummy !!!

  22. Congrats!! payssam loooks yum! new to me , kids will like this so much.

  23. jeyashrisuresh

    congrats on winning th event. banana payasam looks so yum and great recipe to celebrate ur happy moment.

  24. Suma Rowjee

    Banana payasam is new to me, am sure it tastes great!!

  25. rekhas kitchen

    Congrats Sowmya…. delicious payasam recipe looks yummmmmy

  26. The banana payasam looks awesome Sowmya, I would love to try this! I am so glad winning the giveaway cheered you up 🙂

  27. Divya Kudua

    Payasam with banana..yum,love it.There is a Kerala version of this called Pazha pradhaman.Looks good.and congrats on winning the contest!!

  28. Congrats on your win Sowmya. Payasam looks yummy. Remind me of the panchamritam that we get in temple 🙂


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