Friday, December 9, 2011

Pineapple Kesari


Chopped Pineapple - 1/2 cup
Semolina / Rava - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Ghee - 1 Tbsp
Raisins & Cashews - 3 tbsp
Cardamom Powder - 1/4 Tsp
Pineapple essence - 1/2 tsp
Yellow food color - a little


Cook pineapple in 3/4 cup of water and keep aside.Mean while,dry fry the semolina on low flame with constant stirring,till it starts to turn light brown.Keep it aside.

Boil a cup of water in a wok,Add sugar, cardamom powder,food color and the essence to it and stir till the sugar completely melts. Then turn down the stove to low and add the cooked pineapple and the semolina. Stir the mixture well so that there are no lumps.Cook till the semolina is done.

Heat ghee in a small pan and add cashews and raisins.Toast them till cashews turn golden brown and raisins turn plump.Add cardamom Powder and garnish with cashews and raisins to the pineapple Kesari /sheera and mix well.Serve warm.

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