Broken Wheat Banana Payasam is a sweet dish or dessert prepared commonly in Karnataka during festivals . This Broken wheat Payasam is very simple , easy and healthy recipe that can be prepared even by bachelors . Broken Wheat Banana Payasam is a combination of fiber , iron , vitamins , minerals and proteins.
Broken Wheat is made from crushing whole wheat . The nutrition and fiber is intact and hence very healthy. Broken Wheat is a good source of iron and magnesium that has higher glycemic index and nutritional value than that of rice. This Broken Wheat banana can be considered as very nutritious as it is packed with fiber rich wheat, protein rich gram dal and iron rich and energy booster Banana, even though it is prepared with sugar.
I hope you all will like this tasty and traditional Broken Wheat Banana Payasam recipe , which can be prepared as Prasadam during festivals.
Preparation time – 10 minutes
Cooking time – 20 minutes
Total time – 30 minutes
Serves – 3 to 4 people
- 1/2 cup Broken wheat ( daliya )
- 1/2 cup gram dal
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
- 1/2 cup banana finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp ghee
- 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
- 1/2 to 1 cup milk
- 3 cups water
- 1 tsp cashewnuts
- 1 tsp raisins
Heat the ghee in small kadai anf dry the cashewnuts till light brown and add the raisins and mix once and take out the nuts and raisins and keep aside.
In the same kadai add the daliya and roast slightly on low flame and take out on a plate.
In the same Kadai put in gram dal and roast slightly.
Then soak daliya and gram dal in water for one hour and then strain out the water and use the same water for cooking.
Heat the water in a vessel till one boil , then add in roasted broken wheat and gramdal to the water and place the vessel in cooker and cook till 5 to 6 whistles.
Allow to cool down and then transfer the cooked dal and daliya to a wide vessel and add in sugar and cook till sugar melts nicely.
Add in fresh grated coconut, fried nuts , raisins and milk to the boiling payasam
Heat the payasam nicely till 2 to 3 boils and switch off the stove and allow to cool down slightly , then add in banana and give a nice mix once. Serve the Broken Wheat banana Payasam topped with nuts and raisins.
- You may replace half cup jaggery with sugar.
- Do not use milk in payasam if you using jaggery.
- Use the small daliya to prepare the payasam.
- Grind the big daliya to fine daliya once in the mixer and then use in payasam if the small daliya is not available.
- You may serve this payasam as a dessert if you chill topped with nuts and honey or chocolate syrup drizzled .
- Use ripen banana here for the best results.