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Banana Kheer Recipe | How to make Kele Ki Kheer

Banana is a popular fruit in most countries and a personal favourite to many people. It is quite handy to carry and quite fulfilling. It is one of the most consumable fruit in the world. India, China, Brazil and Indonesia all together consume approx 50% of Bananas produced. There are approx 1000 different varieties of bananas and around 150 countries produce them. Bananas are available throughout the year and hence are reasonably priced. Bananas hold a respectable place and in different religions such as Hindu religion they are being served in religious offerings. There are a wide variety of Banana dish items that you can cook at home quite easily. In Indian Sub-Continent, Banana Kheer is one such popular dish that you can easily make at home. Banana Kheer recipe is a quick and easy win which hardly takes 15 mins to prepare this yummy dish at home.
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Banana is a popular fruit in most countries and a personal favourite to many people. It is quite handy to carry and quite fulfilling.

It is one of the most consumable fruit in the world. India, China, Brazil and Indonesia all together consume approx 50% of Bananas produced.

Banana Kheer served in a glass bowl top with chopped dried fruits

There are approx 1000 different varieties of bananas and around 150 countries produce them. Bananas are available throughout the year and hence are reasonably priced.

Bananas hold a respectable place and in different religions such as Hindu religion they are being served in religious offerings.

There are a wide variety of Banana dish items that you can cook at home quite easily. In Indian Sub-Continent, Banana Kheer is one such popular dish that you can easily make at home.

Banana Kheer recipe is a quick and easy win which hardly takes 15 mins to prepare this yummy dish at home.

Bananas are good source of Vitamins and Minerals. 1 medium Banana (approx 118 g) provides 12% Potassium, 17% Vitamin C , 20% Vitamin B6 and 7% Magnesium of daily nutritional needs of an adult.

If you are into rigorous exercises, sports or gym you should definitely include Banana in your diet.

There are quite a few options to get this done. Apart from Banana Kheer you can also make Banana Shake or use Banana in smoothies along with other fruits so have a portion of Banana regularly in your diet.


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Refer recipe card and detailed step to understand as how to make Banana Kheer at home.

Tips & Tricks – Banana Kheer is also known as Kele Ki Kheer in Hindi language and is very much suitable during fast and other religious ceremonies.

Banana Kheer

Bananas as we mentioned earlier is a very healthy inclusion to your diet. Due to its numerous health benefits it forms an integral part of diet for many people.

It is a good habit to have Banana few times a week. By learning to make Banana Kheer at home is an easy way to include Bananas regularly in your diet. It is healthy and quick dessert to make anytime. All you need is some bananas and milk and the dessert is ready in no time. You can use sweeteners instead of regular Sugar to make it more healthy and cut down calories.

Preparation Steps to make Banana Kheer at home

Banana Kheer recipe is a simple recipe and the key ingredients to prepare this dish are Bananas and Skimmed Milk.

You can also use whole milk to make this dish.

Since most of the flavour comes from Banana you need fresh ripe Bananas to make this dish at home. This will give you the best required flavour.

Chop one Banana into small slices and to make Banana Kheer thick mash the other Banana.

Mash the Banana properly so that it is even and will blend properly with milk.

Finely grind Cashew nuts, Almonds and Cardamom. This we will add in Milk while cooking Banana Kheer.

Finely chopped nuts gives you that extra flavour as and when you discover them in your mouth as you eat the dish.

How to make Banana Kheer

First take a deep pan and pour Milk in it. Since, you will be boiling the milk hence a deep pan ensures you do not spill milk while boiling.

Now put the pan on flame to boil the milk. Keep the flame on medium so that in the mean time you can do remaining preparation for Banana Kheer.


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Ingredient to make Banana Kheer - Milk, grounded dry fruits and Saffro
Milk, grounded dry fruits and Saffron to make Banana Kheer

Once you are done with the preparation steps for Banana Kheer it is time to check the milk.

Ingredients to make Banana Kheer
Ingredients to make Banana Kheer

As the milk starts boiling, stir it with a Spatula and put the flame on low. Now add few Saffron threads, grounded Cardamom and nuts into it.

Mix it well for 5 mins.

The Saffron will slowly start giving its colour. Now add mashed Banana to the milk and stir for a minute.

Milk with few threads of Saffron to make Banana Kheer
Add Saffron, grounded nuts and Cardamom powder

Add sliced Banana and Sugar to the milk and stir it again for another 2 – 3 mins.

Add Banana and Sugar to Milk to make Banana Kheer
Add Banana and Sugar to Milk to make Banana Kheer and stir it

Turn off the flame as the Banana Kheer is now ready.

Take some Cashew, Almond and Pistachio nuts and chop them.

Serve Banana Kheer after adding chopped Cashew, Almond and Pistachio on top of it. You can serve Banana Kheer hot or cold in dessert bowls.

Your healthy dessert is now ready to be enjoyed with family.

Banana kheer with dry fruits served in a dessert bowl
Banana Kheer topped with some extra dry fruits and served in dessert bowl

Chef Recommendation for Banana Kheer

  • Banana Kheer tastes equally good when served hot or cold.
  • Do not overcook Banana Kheer once the chopped Bananas have been added as this may spoil the dish.
  • Banana Kheer can be used as baby food but for that you should remove any nuts and reduce sugar quantity. Ensure Banana Kheer is all mashed up while cooking.

Caution – Take doctors advice before feeding Banana Kheer to babies.

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Banana Kheer served in a glass bowl top with chopped dried fruits

Banana Kheer Recipe

Banana is a popular fruit in most countries and a personal favourite to many people. It is quite handy to carry and quite fulfilling. It is one of the most consumable fruit in the world. India, China, Brazil and Indonesia all together consume approx 50% of Bananas produced. There are approx 1000 different varieties of bananas and around 150 countries produce them. Bananas are available throughout the year and hence are reasonably priced. Bananas hold a respectable place and in different religions such as Hindu religion they are being served in religious offerings. There are a wide variety of Banana dish items that you can cook at home quite easily. In Indian Sub-Continent, Banana Kheer is one such popular dish that you can easily make at home. Banana Kheer recipe is a quick and easy win which hardly takes 15 mins to prepare this yummy dish at home.
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Course: Dessert, Food Recipes
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 284kcal
Author: Team Felicity

Ingredients

Main Ingredients for Banana Kheer

  • 2 Ripe Banana Kela
  • 2 cup Skimmed Milk
  • 1.5 tbsp Sugar Cheeni
  • 10 g Cashew nuts Kaju
  • 5 g Almond Badam
  • 3 g Pistachio Pista
  • 2 Cardamom Elaichi
  • Few Saffron threads

Instructions

Preparation Steps to make Banana Kheer

  • Pour Milk in a deep Pan and put it on flame to boil. Keep the flame on medium so that in the mean time you can do remaining preparation for Banana Kheer.
    2 cup Skimmed Milk
  • Chop one Banana into small slices and to make Banana Kheer thick mash the other Banana.
    2 Ripe Banana
  • Finely grind Cashew nuts, Almonds and Cardamom. This we will add in Milk while cooking Banana Kheer.
    10 g Cashew nuts, 5 g Almond, 2 Cardamom

How to make Banana Kheer

  • Once the milk starts boiling, stir the milk with a Spatula and put the flame on low.
    2 cup Skimmed Milk
  • Now add Saffron threads, grounded Cardamom and nuts into it and mix it well for 5 mins.
    10 g Cashew nuts, 2 Cardamom, Few Saffron threads, 5 g Almond
  • Once the Saffron will start giving its colour, you can add mashed Banana to the milk. Stir for a minute.
    2 Ripe Banana
  • Now add, sliced Banana and sugar to the milk and stir it for another 2 – 3 mins.
    2 Ripe Banana, 1.5 tbsp Sugar
  • Turn off the flame as the Banana Kheer is ready.
  • To serve Banana Kheer, you can add chopped Cashew, Almond and Pistachio nuts on top. Serve hot or cold in dessert bowls and enjoy!
    10 g Cashew nuts, 5 g Almond, 3 g Pistachio

Notes

Few recommendations –
  • Banana Kheer tastes equally good when served hot or cold.
  • Do not overcook Banana Kheer once the chopped Bananas have been added as this may spoil the dish.
  • Banana Kheer can be used as baby food but for that you should remove any nuts and reduce sugar quantity. Ensure Banana Kheer is all mashed up while cooking. Take doctors advice before feeding to babies.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 284kcal (14%) | Carbohydrates: 53g (18%) | Protein: 11g (22%) | Fat: 5g (8%) | Saturated Fat: 1g (6%) | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 5mg (2%) | Sodium: 156mg (7%) | Fiber: 4g (17%) | Sugar: 37g (41%)
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