Ethakka Payasam

Ethakka Payasam is a tasty payasam made of Banana (Ethakka), coconut milk and sugar solution. Ingredients Ripe banana pieces - 1/2 kg Molasses (sugar solution) - 3/4 lb Sago - 5 dsp Coconuts - 3 Ghee - 2 dsp Method 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 of water. 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 strain. Saute 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.