Friday 12 October 2012

Pineapple Sheera (Halwa) Recipe

pineapple halwa

This recipe is among the few recipes with pineapple that I know as I am not used to cooking with pineapple. Pineapple sheera is nothing but sooji halwa with pineapple. It's a quick and easy dessert which now makes its appearance in wedding buffets so you can also call it dessert for crowds.
Recipe of pineapple sheera/suji halwa with pineapple
1 cup sooji (suji/semolina)
1 cup pineapple pieces
1/2 cup ghee
1 cup sugar
Nuts like cashews, almonds and raisins - chopped
A pinch of saffron (kesar)
How to cook/prepare pineapple sheera
1. Heat ghee in a kadhai or a pan and add sooji. Roast sooji, stirring, till it turns golden brown. Add saffron and mix.
2. Add pineapple pieces and cook for 2-3 minutes.
3. Add 4 cups of water and sugar. Cook covered over medium heat till all moisture evaporates and sooji is completely cooked.
4. Garnish pineapple sheera with nuts and serve hot.

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