Banana and Semolina Pudding (Sheera)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I am calling this dish a pudding for want of a better equivalent to the word sheera. This is definitely a dish you have to try. A dessert or a tea time filler.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Roast the semolina in the clarified butter for 10 mins till golden brown.
  2. Then add 2 cups of milk/ half and half.
  3. When cooked add the mashed bananas and the sugar.
  4. Then when the mixture is almost dry, add the cardamoms and raisins.
  5. Serve hot or cold.


Most Helpful

We like semolina pudding and my husband loves I had to make this recipe. Followed exactly, only added some toasted slivered almonds when I served it. Hot or cold this is good! Thanks for posting this Fay!

Pets'R'us March 22, 2004

I made this for a tea time snack alongwith puris this evening. Mmmmm....this tastes so good! I love the banana flavour in this, though I must admit, I'm not a huge banana fan and had never tried it in halwa, so I was a little afraid to try this dessert, but I'm so glad I did because now I know how yummy this really is. I did not add any raisins in this. Also, I used about 7 green cardamoms{powdered}. I used fresh milk for this and not half-and-half, ghee{no substitutes} and 1 cup sugar. Everyone really loved digging into this. I'll make this again when we buy bananas! Thanks, Fay for a good one!

Charishma_Ramchandani November 19, 2004

Wow this tasted so, so good, but I think I may not have cooked it right, but it still tasted great!!!! Wasn't sure how much cardamom, 3 pods/teaspoons ground, so I added a few dashes of ground and I had no raisings but it tasted great. Will definitely make again. Thank you.

GRECORICAN August 28, 2004

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