Semolina Kesari with Pineapple

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - pineapple
  • 1/2 cup - semolina/rava
  • 1 cup - sugar
  • 5 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 pinch - green food colour
  • 1 drop - rose/vanilla essence
  • 1 handful - cashew nuts
  • 1 tbsp - raisins

How to Make Semolina Kesari with Pineapple

  • Boil pineapple for 3 minutes and blend it to a paste.
  • Heat 1 tsp of oil in a pan/kadai and fry rava for 5 minutes.
  • In the same kadai add 1 more tsp of ghee and fry cashew nuts and raisins. Keep it aside.
  • Now boil 2 cups of water in the kadai, when it boils, add rava and mix slowly and gently so that it mixes well, and no lumps remain.
  • Let it boil till it becomes soft.
  • Add ghee. Now rava will start leaving the sides of the kadai.
  • Now add sugar and pineapple paste and mix them well. Let it boil for 10 minutes.
  • Add colour, essence and finally roasted cashew nuts and raisins.
  • Hot, tasty pineapple kesari is delicious and ready to be served.
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