Pineapple Sheera

Looking for a unique dessert recipe for a special occasion, holidays or get together with family and friends? Here is another one of my mom’s recipe that is very unique and magical! Its a lightly sweetened dish and the aroma of fresh pineapple is divine. I have made it for so many people and the reaction on their faces is priceless! I have even received many compliments from people who are not into sweets and who have LOVED this dish!

Pineapple Sheera Recipe

Prep time: 10 mins  Cooking time:15 mins    Total time: 25 mins

Ingredients:

1 cup fine sooji/rava/semolina
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoon gram flour/besan
1 cup ghee
1 cup sugar
4 cups fresh pineapple cut into small cubes
3 cups water
1/4th tsp saffron
10 almonds
10 pistachios

Directions:

  1. Roast sooji , besan and wheat flour on Medium to low heat with the ghee. Stirring frequently until the sooji is golden brown.
  2. In another pan add sugar, pineapple and water on medium to high heat. Bring it to boil stirring a few times.
  3. Add the roasted sooji to the pan with pineapple syrup, stir well and cover the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
  4.  Add saffron. Turn off the heat and let it sit covered for 5 mins.
  5. Garnish with sliced almonds and pistachios.
  6. Optionally you can press the sheera in molds of any shape to make petite servings and then top them up the nuts.

ENJOY!!

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