|1.||Pineapple / ananas pieces 1 cup|
|2.||Fine rava / chiroti rava / semolina 1 cup|
/ clarified butter 1/2 to 1 cup or to taste
Pineapple kesari bath can be prepared using half-cup of ghee. However, the dish would be slightly sticky.
|4.||Sugar 1-and-1/2 cup or to taste|
|5.||Water 3-and-1/4 cup|
|6.||Cashew nuts 2-3 tablespoons|
|7.||Dry grapes / raisins 2-3 tablespoons|
|8.||Cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon|
water and grind about half the quantity of
pineapple to a paste.
Use water from the measured quantity only.
The Steps 2-4 and Steps 5-6 can be followed in parallel to reduce the cooking time.
Bring the remaining water to boil.
Add pineapple pieces.
Boil for 3-4 minutes and ensure the pineapple has some crunchiness.
Heat till the sugar dissolves.
the pineapple paste.
Bring to boil. Cover the utensil.
To retain the pineapple aroma, do not boil the mixture too much.
The pineapple syrup is ready.
flame to low.
Heat half-cup of ghee in a thick-bottom kadai.
Heat till the ghee becomes hot, but not smoking hot.
Fry for 2-3 minutes.
nuts and grapes.
Fry till the grapes swell or till you get a strong aroma of rava, while ensuring that the rava does not get burnt. So, you have to keep stirring the mixture.
Switch-off the flame.
Fry for a few more seconds.
the pineapple syrup is not boiling, bring to
Be careful when you add the syrup to the mixture as it may spurt.
Add half of the syrup to the rava mixture slowly.
Switch-on the stove.
Add the remaining syrup.
Cover with a plate.
for three to
four minutes. Remove the plate.
Add cardamom powder.
If the mixture is not thick, cook till the rava absorbs all the syrup.
Taste the mixture. Add sugar if necessary and mix. Cook till the sugar dissolves.
this Step, if you will use one cup (and
not half-cup) of ghee:
Add a tablespoon of ghee and mix. Repeat this procedure till you make use of all the ghee.
You can avoid this step. However, the pineapple kesari bath, would become slightly sticky.
Switch off the stove. Wait for two to three minutes.
kesari bath /
pineapple kesari is ready.
|TIPS||Pineapple Kesari Bath|
|1.||If the pineapple itself is sweet, add less sugar.|
|2.||Do not add any food colors and any essence, as these might not be good for the health.|