Recipe Submitted by : Purva’s Food Funda(Mumbai, India)

3 cups (about 10 medium) mashed bananas
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries
1/4 cup chopped small golden raisins
6-1/2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon fresh-ground nutmeg
1 bottle (6 ounces) liquid pectin


  • Place bananas, lemon juice, cherries, raisins, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large saucepan. Mix well to combine. Bring to hard boil and stir constantly for 1minute. Remove from heat and immediately stir in pectin.
  • Ladle banana butter into sterilised hot jars and seal in a water bath for 5 minutes or according to manufacturer’s manual.
  • Besides being a custard or salad topping, Bananas helps wash fatty wastes from kidneys, are soothing to the digestive tract, and help relieve constipation and diarrhea.
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