Pineapple rava kesari

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 cup - sooji/rava/semolina
  • 1/2 cup - sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • 2 tbsp - ghee (clarified butter)
  • 1/4 tsp - cardamom
  • Saffron, a few strands
  • 1/4 cup - pineapple pieces, chopped fine
  • 2 tbsp - milk
  • 1 tbsp - chopped nuts (almonds, cashews)
  • 2 tsp - raisins
  • Food colour (any colour), a pinch

How to Make Pineapple rava kesari

  • Soak saffron in warm milk. In a vessel, bring water and pineapple pieces to a boil. In a pan, melt butter and make ghee.
  • Roast nuts and raisins in ghee and transfer the mixture to a bowl.
  • Return the pan to stove.
  • Roast rava on low flame for 5-6 minutes.
  • Add cardamom, saffron-milk, boiling water (with pineapple pieces) and food colour.
  • Keep stirring while pouring hot water to avoid lumps.
  • Cook for a minute. Add sugar.
  • Stir well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add half of the ghee and nuts mixture and mix well.
  • Before serving kesari, top it off with remaining ghee and nuts.
  • Recipe courtesy: Indian Vegetarian Kitchen