Nendrapalam Halwa Recipe

Nendrapalam are the bananas that are available in Kerala, one of the southern most states of India. Also known as Kerala bananas, they are rich in fibre and have a distinctive flavour which is divine!!


  • 1 kg Kerala banana
  • 250 gms sugar
  • 250 ml water
  • Mixture of ghee and oil for frying.

Peel the bananas and chop them into tiny pieces. Deep fry them in ghee and oil mixture to a rich golden brown. Remove and keep aside. Heat the water. Add the sugar and allow to boil for about two to three minutes. Tip in the fried banana pieces and allow to boil for a minute. Switch off, cover and keep aside for an hour to allow the syrup to be soaked in by the banana.

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