Banana Suji Halwa / Semolina Pudding for Babies – Weaning Recipe
Many readers have written to me to include weaning recipe with banana and rawa, so here we are with banana suji halwa or sheera. This is a perfect weaning recipe for babies around 7-8 months. It is filling and easy to digest. You can also make it smooth or keep a little lumpy. It needs no sugar and still the sweetness of banana makes it a favorite with babies and above all it can be made fresh in just 5-10 minutes.
Ingredients for Banana Suji Halwa
1 tbsp suji/ rawa/ semolina
1 tsp ghee
1-2 Elaichi/ Yelakki banana (small bananas)
1 cup water
Video Recipe of Banana Suji Halwa / Banana Semolina Pudding
How to make Banana Suji Halwa
Heat a pan and add 1 tsp ghee to the pan.
When the ghee melts, add suji/ raw and roast it while continuously stirring it.
After couple of minutes, once the sufi gives out a nice aroma, add hot water to it. Adding hot water ensures there are no lumps.
Let is cook for a while.
In the meantime, grate or mash the bananas to a smooth consistency.
Once the suji has cooked and thickened a bit, reduce the heat and add mashed bananas to it.
Close the heat and mix the bananas well with suji.
The sheera keeps getting thin as it cools, so do not make it very thick.
A yummy meal for your baby is ready just in a few minutes.
Tips for Banana Suji Halwa:
- As your baby grows, you may add a pinch of cardamom powder to the banana sheera/ halwa for a nice taste and aroma.
- If you feel that the sheera/ halwa is too thick, add a little of warm baby’s milk to adjust the consistency.
- As your baby turns to a toddler, you may also add a little sugar or jaggery though bananas have enough sweetness.
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