Pineapple Sajjige / Pineapple Kesari Bhaath

Happy Dussehra to all. This is a simple sweet dish. Adding pineapple chunks gives a nice flavor. We used to make this sweet on almost all occassions. 

Prep Time :  10 Mins
Cook Time : 10 -15 Mins
Serves : 4 cups

  • Rava / fine semolina - 1 cup
  • Pineapple chunks or fresh pineapple - 1/2 cup ( i used canned)
  • Kesar milk / Saffron milk - 2 tsp
  • Ghee (clarified butter) - 1/2 cup
  • Sugar - 2 cups (acc to taste)
  • pineapple essence - 2 drop
  • Cashews + Raisins - 4 tsp
  • Water - 1 & 1/2 cup
  1. Roast the rava in a pan  and keep aside
  2. Cut the fresh pineapple and cut into small pieces and heat a 1 cup water and cook the pineapple until becomes tender or store bought canned chunks also used.
  3. Heat 2 tsp milk and add saffron / kesar and soak it for few minutes 
  4. Heat a  large pan  add water bring into boil in a medium flame
  5. Add ghee in the boiling water & bring into boil and stir
  6. Add pineapple chunks with water or canned pineapple stir 
  7. Add rava slowly and stir constantly so that there are no lumps ,stir until  rava cooked
  8. Add sugar mix well stir constantly then add kesar milk and essence
  9. Remove from the heat
  10. Take a small pan heat ghee a spoon full, add cashews pieces and raisins and fry till becomes golden color
  11. Pour it into pineapple sajjige / kesari bhath 
  12. Serve warm 

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Priya Suresh said...

Irresistible kesari bhaath,simply love this.

radha said...

Very nicely presented. Love this dish.

Kannada Cuisine said...

Wow..that is a lovely photo

AJ said...

Looks delicious!

Anonymous said...

Yummy!!! Will make for Navaratri prasada...!

Anonymous said...

Your recipes have always been very meticulous. I attempted this today and came out as delicious as it looks in the picture. I added freshly powdered cardamon at the end. Your creativity is commendable. Thanks.

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Thank You:)