Maharashtrian Kelichi Shikran - Banana Recipe
Kelichi shikran is a quick banana recipe. Keli means banana in Marathi language.
It can be served as a quick dessert
, as a snack
or as an accompaniment to poli(chapati)
, roti or bread. Anytime you want to have something sweet, you can make it in a minute.
Kelichi shikran-poli(chapati) is a popular quick meal for kids back home from school. Mothers love it because it is healthy and convenient too.
The chapatis are already made in the mornings or at lunch time and the shikran is made of keli, banana, a good for health fruit.
Only a few ingredients are used and the making of kelichi shikran is done in a couple of minutes.
How to make Kelichi Shikran a Banana RecipeList of ingredients and the quantity for kelichi shikran for two servingsRipe bananas – 2Gud(jaggary), brown sugar or white sugar – 1 tea spoon – more or less according to tasteMilk – 1/4 cup – more or less according to preferenceCardamom powder(optional) – a pinchPreparation to do before making
Chop or mash bananas lightly.Step by step instructions - Making kelichi shikranMix together the chopped bananas, sugar and milk. Mix till sugar dissolves which may take about a minute. Add cardamom powder if you wish. Serving suggestions?Serve it as a snack or dessert. Serve it as an accompaniment to chapati - poli.Tips – for this recipe
The chopping of and mixing of banana should be done at the time of serving. The banana changes color quickly. Or you may keep it in the fridge for a few minutes.
It should be eaten within a couple of hours after making.
You may mash bananas lightly with your fingers instead of chopping with a knife.
You may add honey instead of sugar or jaggery.
My family loves this recipe because
It is yummy, quick and healthy.