Pineapple Kesari


I remember tasting pineapple kesari for the first time in one of the weddings. Ever since I tasted, this has been added up in my favorites. I just love the pineapple flavour. In this recipe I did not use any essence. Instead I used fresh pineapple cut into fine pieces. Though the flavour is mild, the taste was awesome.
Here is the recipe..

Fresh Pineapple cut into small pieces 1/2 Cup
Sooji/ Rava/Semolina 1 Cup
Sugar 1.5 Cups
Yellow food colour A Pinch/ Few drops
Cardamom Powder A Pinch
Cashew 10 Nos
Ghee 3 Tablespoons


Preparation Method
  • Heat a pan and add a tablespoon of ghee. Fry the cashew till it turns to light brown colour. Keep it aside.
  • In the same pan add the cut pineapple pieces and fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add sooji/Rava and roast for 2 more minutes. 
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  • Meantime in another vessel boil around 3 cups of water and add little yellow food colour.
  • Add the hot water to the sooji and pineapple mix and stir well.
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  • Keep stirring, until the sooji gets cooked and the water gets evaporated.
  • Add sugar and mix well and keep stirring for 3 – 5 minutes by adding ghee little by little.
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  • Turn off the flame once it reaches the consistency where it does not stick on to the pan.
  • Add the fried cashews, mix well and transfer to the bowl for serving.
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