Ethakka Payasam is a tasty payasam made of Banana (Ethakka), coconut
milk and sugar solution.
1) Ripe banana pieces - 1/2 kg
2) Molasses (sugar solution) - 3/4 lb
3) Sago - 5 dsp
4) Coconuts - 3
5) Ghee - 2 dsp
Peel the bananas and cut lengthwise on
all sides, so that the seeds are left in the middle.
Cut into smaller pieces and cook in 1 cup
Cook the sago in 2 cups of water.
Draw 2 cups of milk first from the grated
coconuts and 3 1/2 cups the 2nd time.
Melt the molasses in 1 cup of water and
Sauté the cooked banana with the ghee and
sago in the syrup.
After some time add the 2nd milk and
allow it to simmer.
Add the 1st milk too and remove from fire
when it is thick enough.