Pineapple Kesari – Indian Sweet – Fruit flavoured

Final Edit 1

Prep Time – 5 Mins

Cooking Time – 20 Mins


Pineapple – 1 cup chopped in cubes

White Rava/Sooji – ½ cup

Sugar – ½ cup

Cashews – 10

Raisins – 10

Saffron – Few Strands

Ghee – 6 teaspoons

Cardamom – 1

Salt – 1 pinch


STEP 1: In a non-stick pan heat 2 teaspoons of ghee. Fry the cashews and raisins until golden brown. Remove cashews and raisins from pan and keep aside.

STEP 2: In the same pan add 2 more teaspoons of ghee and add the rava. Fry till the rava turns slightly brown.

STEP 3: Take the chopped pineapple pieces in a microwave safe bowl and add half a cup of water. Microwave on high for 6 – 8 minutes. Puree the microwaved pineapple using a blender.

STEP 4: Then add sugar and the pineapple puree to the roasted rava . Cover and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes. Now open the lid and keep stirring till the kesari stops sticking to the pan (if required add 2 more teaspoons of ghee to avoid sticking). Add a pinch of salt in this stage.

STEP 5: Add the roasted nuts, cardamom and the saffron to the kesari.

STEP 6: Turn off the heat and add finely chopped pineapple to the kesari. Mix well and serve.

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Tip: Adjust the quantity of sugar according to the sweetness of the fruit.

Final Edit 2



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