Pineapple kesari or sheera is a delicious south Indian sweet pudding with semolina and pineapple. Pineapple kesari is quick to make , delicious and flavorful!
- 1 cup finely chopped pineapples
- 4 tablespoons ghee divided
- 1/4 cup broken cashews
- 2 tablespoons raisins
- 1 cup semolina rava
- 2.5 cups water
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
- 10 saffron strands
Finely chop fresh pineapple and sprinkle some sugar over it. Mix well and set aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons ghee in a thick pan. Add cashews and raisins, fry till golden.
Next add rava and roast till golden and aromatic.
Add water and mix very well. Keep stirring to avoid lumps. Let the semolina get cooked thorou
Once the semolina is well cooked add sugar and mix well. Add pineapple pieces and mix too.
Cook over low heat for 6-7 minutes, stirring continuously. Add cardamom powder, saffron strands and remaining ghee.
Cook till kesari leaves the sides of the pan. Serve pineapple sheera warm.