An Indian dessert made with pineapple and semolina
Halwa is a very popular dessert of India .In all the Indian states halwa or kesari is made and enjoyed on festivals and on daily basis. Normally halwa is either made with wheat flour whish is often refered as Kadah Prashad or made with semolina /rava /sooji- Sooji kaa halwa but on special festive occasion halwa is made with fruits and vegetables like – Mango halwa , Doodhi halwa , Gajar kaa halwa and a special treat for festivals badam kaa halwa .
Pineapple halwa or pineapple kesari is very popular in Southern Indian states .It is specially made on each festival and weddings.It is quite quick and easy recipe if you have the measurement and ratios right .Pineapple halwa can be made either with fresh pineapple or tinned pineapple .You can add chopped pineapple or can add coarsely crushed pineapple puree ,it depends on individual choice but I prefer to add coarse puree in pineapple halwa. Quantity of sugar can be adjusted according to individual choice.