Halwai July 10, 2018


• Rava – 1 cup.
• Sugar – 2 cups.
• Water – 5 cups.
• Chopped Pineapple – 1 cup.
• Ghee – 1/2 cup.
• Cashews for garnishing.
• A few strands of saffron.


  1. Fry the cashews in ghee. Set aside.
  2. In the same ghee, add the rava and fry till light brown.
  3. Meanwhile, add 1/2 cup sugar (from the 2 cups) add very little water, add the pineapple pieces in a pan and cook till soft.
  4. Boil the water in another vessel at the same time.
  5. Add the cooked pineapple to the rava on medium flame, mix with rava, add the boiling water and stir well.
  6. Add 2 cups water first, if required add the remaining water too.
  7. Once the rava is cooked, add the sugar and saffron strands. Mix well, add more ghee if required or else it’ll come very hard.
  8. Stir in the cashews and serve hot or cold|

Recipe courtesy of Sharanya