[Recipe & photo courtesy of Tarla Dalal]
Makes about 10-12 servings
1/2 cup rawa(semolina)
1/2 cup pineapple purée
1 cup water
1/2 cup milk
5 tbsp sugar
a few strands saffron (kesar)
2 tsps ghee
1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder
In a microwave-safe bowl mix together the pineapple purée and 1 tablespoon sugar and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
Add the milk, water, remaining sugar and saffron and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
In another microwave safe bowl mix together the semolina and ghee and microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes, stirring after every 30 seconds.
Add the rawa to the pineapple mixture and microwave for 4 minutes on HIGH, stirring once after 2 minutes.
Add the cardamom powder and mix well, giving it a final stir.
Once ready, transfer the Pineapple Kesari onto a serving plate; garnish with a few strands of saffron, and maybe a few crushed nuts, and serve hot.