Traditional Indonesian Style Flat Grilled Banana
With palm sugar syrup
To get the best result, pick medium soft ripened banana
1 tablespoon Butter
600 grams Palm sugar
500 ml Water
200 grams Granulated sugarOptional
2 Pandan leavesOptional
It’s been ages that banana is favorite snack on tea time in Indonesia. Fried banana, steamed banana and grilled banana, goes well with a cup of hot tea or hot coffee. With this traditional recipe, you will be able to cook a simple yet sweet dessert.
PALM SUGAR SYRUP
Smash the palm sugar and transfer to a medium sized pot. Add in water and pandan leaves to enhance the fragrance.
Bring to boil over low heat and continuously stir until the palm sugar dissolved completely.
Have a taste, and you can add in the granulated sugar to adjust the sweetness you desire.
Continue stir until the granulated sugar dissolved completely.
Remove pot from the heat once it's boiled and thickened like honey. Use a strainer to sieve the sugar syrup into a bowl, and let it sit.
GRILL THE BANANA
Preheat the grill over medium-low heat.
Peel each banana and lightly coat evenly with butter.
Place the coated bananas on grill grate and cook about 3 minutes, keep roll each banana to get nice and even grilled brownish color.
Flat each banana while grilling by pressed gently using a spoon.
Remove bananas from grill and serve on the plate, top with palm sugar syrup.
|1 tablespoon Butter|
|600 grams Palm sugar|
|500 ml Water|
|200 grams Granulated sugar|
|2 Pandan leaves|