Moos Bukaani

This wonderful dessert was taken Barlin Ali's cookbook Somali Cuisine.

4 c. water
1 very ripe plantain
2 Tbsp. butter
1 cinnamon stick
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 ts. cardamom powder

1. Boil the banana in the water until the skin starts to separate from the banana.
2. Peel and cut into 1/2 inch thick pieces.
3. In a pan, add the banana, cinnamon, butter, and sugar.
4. Cook over medium heat until the liauid has thickened.
5. Add the cardamom powder and remove from heat.


  1. That looks so delicious. Ukthi is there anyway that you can post some healthy recipes for Ramadan.

    As family we are trying to lose weight and be healthy but somehow Ramadan is always full of fried Food, which I'm trying to change this year, So I would love some ideas from you ukthi. Asalamu Alaykum.


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