Banana Rajgira Sheera

Banana Rajgira Sheera is a traditional Indian sweet dish made from ripe banana, Rajgira flour (Amaranth flour) and jaggery. It is a popular dish consumed during religious fasting periods such as vrat (Hindu fasting days) when certain foods are avoided.

Here is a recipe for making Banana Rajgira Sheera:


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup Rajgira flour
  • 1/2 cup jaggery
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts of your choice (optional)


  1. In a pan, heat the ghee over medium heat. Once the ghee is hot, add the mashed banana and sauté for a couple of minutes.
  2. Add the Rajgira flour and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the jaggery and mix well until it is completely dissolved.
  4. Add cardamom powder and chopped nuts (if using) and mix well.
  5. Cook for 2-3 more minutes or until the mixture becomes thick.
  6. Serve the Banana Rajgira Sheera hot as a dessert.

Note: You can also add some saffron strands for a rich flavor or some dry fruits of your choice. You can also add some milk for a creamier texture.






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