Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Caramelized banana Sandwich with Vanilla Ice-cream

As December is already started … and party fever is already spread. My big trouble of deciding party menu is a dessert part. I am very bad in that. I regularly in search of some quick and easy desserts. This caramelized banana, I tried when I read it in one blog (sorry I don't remember the name of blog or blogger). So I modified it with stuffing with coconut & jaggery stuffing. Tastes awesome with Vanilla Ice-cream.

Banana - 4 (I used small one)

Sugar - 1/4 cup

Ghee - 1 teaspoon

Orange juice - 1 cup

Cinnamon powder - 1/2 teaspoon

For Stuffing

Grated fresh coconut - 1/2 cup

Powdered jaggery - 4 tablespoon

Cardamom Powder - 1/4 teaspoon

Vanilla Ice-cream - 2 scoop

For decoration - Chopped pistachios, almonds and walnuts (optional)


For Stuffing
On a slow flame add 1/4 teaspoon pure ghee grated coconut and jaggery in kadai and cook it till the mixture becomes dry (stir in between). Then add Cardamom powder , mix it and remove it from flame. Allow it cool for some time.

In a nonstick pan heat sugar on low flame. Continuously stir till it melts fully and caramalised. Now add ghee, orange juice and again stir continuously. It will start boiling. Reduce it till it becomes thick like sauce.

Now slit the banana vertically. Stuff the coconut mixture into it. If you are using big banana then cut the banana into two pieces. Arrange it on a baking dish. Pour the sauce over banana. Bake it in preheated oven for 15 minutes at 180 degree Celsius. Serve banana with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream and spred chopped nuts on it. (I have not used the nuts because I don't like it). You can make banana sandwich wel before the party and serve with ice-cream on the spot.

This goes to aipi of  US MASALA's "Veggie/Fruit a Month - Banana" event and Priya.


Pushpa said...

Banana splits with icecream looks delicious with the addition of coconut.

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Pari said...

Masta :-).
Perfect for any party.

Padhu said...

Looks inviting

Priya said...

Omg, extremely irresistible dessert, yummm!

notyet100 said...

looks so yum perfect for the season

Biny Anoop said...

Dats gorgeous looking....banana is more than a fruit..loving it

veena krishnakumar said...

wow!!!!!!!!!11awesome. Bookmarked

aipi said...

My hubby will go crazy over it.. lol..awesome recipe !
Thanks a lot for sending this to my event dear :)

US Masala

Swathi said...

Awesome sandwich .

Paaka Shaale said...

This one is an extremely tempting recipe. Thanks for sharing :)

R said...

delicious! the convenience of making the banana sandwich beforehand is especially appealing :)

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, that is just drool-worthy !!!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

wow, that is such a new and wonderful looking recipe.

R said...

I have a sweet surprise waiting for u on my blog:

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Great and fruity for a party...

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