Banana Almond Payasam: Like us on Youtube for more Video Recipes Almond Banana Payasam is one of the rich & healthy drink/dessert, which is very easy to make. It has high nutritional value, as almonds reduce our cholesterol and boost immunity. In this recipe the pureed almonds & bananas are cooked along with sugar and milk, where cardamom, saffron & finely chopped pistachios adds taste and color to this delicious drink. If you like almonds you should try this combination, it was tasty & we enjoyed it..!
Almonds/ Badam - 15 to 20
Ripe Banana - 1 or 2
Full cream Milk - 500 ml
Sugar - 5 tbsp
Cardamom pwd - ¼ tsp
Saffron strands - a few
Almond, Cashew, Pistachios - for garnishing
Wash and soak Almonds in warm water for 30 mins.
Peel off the skin and keep ready.
Heat one cup of water in a thick bottomed vessel.
Slice banana to thin slices and add to water.
Allow to boil, till banana is cooked well.
Meanwhile, heat the full-cream milk in simmer, until it reduces to ¾ of amount.
Add the cooked banana, sugar, cardamom pwd and stir well.
Make a paste of almonds in a blender with little milk.
Add this paste to the boiling milk with banana.
Stir it and allow to boil for a minute.
Remove from heat.
Keep it to cool in refrigerator for 1 hour.
Decorate it with saffron and finely chopped pistachios, cashew, almonds.
Serve the cold dessert in serving bowl.
Yummy…Almond banana payasam ready to serve...:)