Semolina Pineapple Square

This is basically Sooji Halwa (Indian Dessert) in which pineapple has been added to give it a tasty twist. I used Fresh PIneapple for this dish. Everone in my family love this Halwa.

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Shilpa Joshi's Secret Indian Recipe !

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes
Cooking Time: 
15 minutes


½ cup dry roasted semolina
1/4th cup ghee
3/4th cup Sugar
2.5 cup Boiled Water
1 cup Pineapple pcs or crushed pineapple.
Yellow Food Color 1 drop
½ tsp cardamom powder
½ tsp Pineapple Essence
Dry fruits for garnishing (Optional)
Heat ghee in heavy based pan.
Add Dry roasted Semolina and roast on medium flame till its starts giving a nice aroma
Now add boiled water to semolina and stir continuously.
Cook until all the water has been absorbed, add Pineapple pieces and mix well
Add Sugar and mix. The mixture will again begin to loosen up. Keep stirring making sure there are no lumps.
Now add pineapple essence and switch of the gas
Spread on a Greased plate and garnish with cardamom powder / crushed nuts.
Cut into desired shape and size.