Rava(semolina) 1 cup
Raw sugar 1 3/4 cup
Ghee 3/4 cup+1 tsp
Pineapple diced 1 cup
Cashew nuts 1/2 cup
Sultanas 1/2 cup
Boiling water 2 1/2 cup
Saffron threads 1 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp
Cardamon powder 1 tsp
Heat 1 tsp Ghee to fry cashew nuts and sultanas.
Transfer cashew nut and sultanas to a small bowl.(see photo for reference)
Add rava to the same pan and fry for 5 minutes.
Remove rava from heat and add to the same cashew bowl.
Fry pineapples in the same pan for at least 5 minutes on low flame.
Now add the cashew nut, sultanas, rava, sugar, saffron and salt to the pineapple.
Pour boiling water and stir the rava.
While stirring add ghee.
Put off the flame when the rava mixture turns semi solid.
If the rava is overcooked kesari becomes solid when cools.
Now the tasty pineapple rava kesari is ready.
For plain rava kesari skip pineapple.