How to Make Banana Wine at Home

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Shuvait Thusoo
Shuvait has lived in Pune alone for 4 years while studying engineering. This was the time period when he explored the South Indian Cuisines and experienced different spices and realised the beauty of food. So he started cooking and fell in love with the craft of it. We can say that Shuvait is a foodie who loves to share his food life experiences and resources with our readers.

Bananas are the best fruit in the world as they are available throughout the year. They are consumed throughout the globe due to its various health benefits and nutritional elements.The bananas are relatively cheaper than other fruits available in the market. These bananas are rich in potassium, Vitamin C and many other healthy elements.

The banana helps in improving the digestion and makes your skin glow. They are also a great source of energy. After knowing so much banana benefits, I am sure you will start eating it daily and so should we.

But do you know there is a wine made you of banana and is consumed in India’s southern region? Yes, this wine is called banana wine and is good in taste and is smoothing. Today I will share the recipe of this wine with you guys, which I know you will like surely.

This recipe is easy to make, but it takes a lot of time to ferment. You have to wait for about 3-4 weeks to taste it as it brings its own time. Let’s look at the ingredients that you will need to make this recipe at home. Please Check out the table given below.

Ingredients for Banana Wine

Banana½ kg
White grape juice½  liter
Orange and lemon juice1 cup
Sugar200 gm
Pectin enzyme½ tsp
Wine yeast1 tsp
Spices (Cinnamon or cardamom)1 tsp

These ingredients will be easily available at your nearest Supermarket store.

This recipe doesn’t take much time to cook, but you have to let it rest for about ten days to ferment properly. Here is the complete time frame of this recipe.

How Much Time It Will Take?

Preparation timeCooking timeFermentation timeTotal time
20 minutes30 minutes30 days10 days 50 minutes

Now comes the most awaited part of the recipe, which I know you were waiting for. So let’s start making this cool banana wine recipe at home and enjoy the time at its best.

Banana Wine Recipe

Banana Wine recipe
  1. Take the bananas and peel them and cut them into small pieces.
  2. Now boil the banana for about 25 minutes and remove any dirt if there. 
  3. Now add grape juice and some water to increase the volume.
  4. Add the Pectane enzyme, which helps to loosen the cell binding in the bananas.
  5. Now add sugar and read the hydrometer reading until it is 1.100
  6. Using a pH meter regulates the pH to 4.0.
  7. Next day, add yeast to this mixture and stir this mixture two times a day to prevent the mold formation on its top.
  8. Now follow the basic grape recipe and continue further. Check the hydrometer reading and move it to the second fermenter if it shows 1.040.
  9. After the fermentation is completed let the wine rest for about 3 to 4 weeks to get a good and better taste.

And after a few weeks, sip this drink and enjoy your homemade banana wine recipe with your friends and family.

Nutritional Breakdown of Pear Wine

Here is the complete nutritional breakdown of this drink for your convenience. Check the table below.

Calories 50
Protein1.1 gm
Sugar30.2 gm
Fiber2.6 gm
Carbohydrates30.8 gm
Fat0.3 gm

How to Make Banana Wine at Home | Video

This recipe is quite confusing and I would recommend you to watch his video before you proceed further.

Video by cuoredicioccolato

I hope you will like this recipe and will give it a try at home. Please tell us about your experiences and tell us how you made it in the comments section below. Till then, stay safe and stay tuned for more such recipes.

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