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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Mango Pineapple Kesari | Mango Pineapple Indian Fudge

Yum
I had a few friends coming over for lunch, so me and my husband was planning for lunch, we decided on appetizer and main course but could not figure out what to make for dessert and since last few days he was asking me make him some halwa so he could munch on when ever he is little hungry. So he asked me if I can make kesari with mango in it since we had it few times at local restaurant and we loved it. I said ok and then made it and everyone loved it and had to share it with you too. Its nothing fancy, Kesari is nothing but South Indian way to make North Indian style Halwa, this is basically sooji (semolina) halwa with mango in it, I have added chunks of pineapple in it too so it has some bites in it otherwise you can add mango pieces too. Well I made in cold season so no fresh mango around so used pineapple pieces which comes handy when its available in cans, snack cups year around and found in my house too.

Ingredients :

1 cup Roasted Rava or plain rava (semolina)
1 cup Mango Pulp
3/4 cup sugar or you can take upto 1 cup too
2 cups of boiling water
Pinch of Cardamom powder
2-3 tbsp. your choice of nuts, I had almonds and cashews chopped

Method:

In a big pan, roast rava in a very low flame until you get nice roasted aroma. If you have already roasted rava in hand, you can skip this step.
In other burner,  bring two cups of water to boil.
Roast the rava till it changes color slightly pink.
Slowly add boiling water from side and continue mixing with other hand.
Add sugar, mango pulp, cardamom powder and mix it til it becomes little soft and mix thoroughly.
Add chopped nuts in it too. Save some for garnishing.
Serve hot or cold as per your choice after dinner or lunch.
before serving add chopped nuts on top.
If you wish you can add 2 tbsp. Ghee on top of it too.



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29 comments:

  1. Yummy recipe....combining two awesome flavors must taste nice

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    1. Yup , its now my favorite, thanks Sweta

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  2. that is double delight in a kesari... lovely recipe dear...

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    1. Thanks Rafeeda. yes, just love this combo

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  3. Never made kesari with mango before but I love it. Great invention.

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    1. Thanks Nava. Try it you will love it too

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  4. Kesari is my favorite u have mango and pineapple too ..oh I am ready anytime.

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    1. Sure dig in Meena, It taste awesome. Thank

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  5. Never tried this dish but the addition of mango or pineapple is very appealing.

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    1. Its our sheero but with mango pulp and pineapple chunks in it, Thank you

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  6. I have tried out mango kesari .. this combo must be good too.

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  7. Mango kesari really is yummy.Chunks of pineapple takes it to other level.

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  8. what a tempting flavors in kesari..love both pineapple and mango :)

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  9. Delicious kesari, looks so yummy.

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  10. Yummy kesari..love the combo and flavor

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  11. It looks so yummy. Great combination. Delicious. :)

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  12. Awesome flavor, both are my favorite fruits and love the idea of adding both to kesari!

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  13. Looks delicious very nice mango pineapple kesari. thanks for sharing with Hearth and Soul blog hop. pinning.

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  14. What a lovely dessert! Thank you for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul hop.

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  15. an intriguing recipe! Great for those mangoes that might have been forgotten about in the back of the fridge. Thank you for sharing with Credit Crunch Munch!

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  16. This sounds absolutely delicious. Thanks so much for linking up with #TheSpiceTrail temple food challenge :)

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