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pineapple halwa recipe
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pineapple halwa recipe | pineapple delight recipe | pineapple sweet or meetha

pineapple halwa recipe | pineapple delight recipe | pineapple sweet or meetha
Course sweet
Cuisine south indian
Keyword pineapple halwa recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 25 Servings
Calories 117kcal


  • 2 cup pineapple
  • 3 cup water
  • 1 cup corn flour
  • 2 cup sugar
  • ½ tsp yellow food colour
  • 6 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp nuts chopped


  • firstly, in a mixi jar take 2 cup pineapple and 1 cup juice.
  • blend smooth making sure the chunks are ground well.
  • now strain the juice extracting the pineapple juice. you can alternatively take 3 cup pineapple juice here.
  • now add 1 cup cornflour to the pineapple juice and mix using a whisk.
  • further, add 1 cup water and prepare a smooth consistency batter. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai take 2 cup sugar and 1 cup water.
  • stir well until the sugar dissolves and comes to a boil.
  • once the sugar syrup comes to a boil, add prepared pineapple mixture.
  • keep stirring continuously, keeping the flame on low to medium.
  • after 5 minutes, the mixture will start to thicken.
  • add ½ tsp yellow food colour and give a good mix. food colour is optional, it makes the delight attractive.
  • now add 2 tbsp ghee and continue to cook.
  • the ghee is absorbed completely.
  • further, add 2 tbsp more ghee and continue to cook. i have used a total of 6 tbsp of ghee in batches.
  • keep stirring until the mixture will start to hold shape and separate the pan.
  • also, add ¼ tsp cardamom powder and 2 tbsp nuts. mix well.
  • transfer the mixture to a box lined with parchment paper and topped with nuts.
  • level up making sure it is of uniform thickness.
  • rest for 2 hours or until the dessert is set well.
  • cut into the shape of your choice and garnish with chopped nuts.
  • finally, enjoy pineapple delight or pineapple halwa topped with more nuts.


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 92IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg