How to make Pineapple Sheera -

A simple yet delicious sheera recipe for a yummy breakfast

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tinned pineapple (टिन्ड पाइनेपल), Semolina (rawa / suji)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Mithais

You can also find more Mithais recipes like Papaya Barfi Rasmalai Corn Halwa Khajur Pinni

Pineapple Sheera

Pineapple Sheera Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pineapple Sheera Recipe

  • Tinned pineapple chopped 1/2 cup + to garnish

  • Semolina (rawa / suji) 1 1/2 cups

  • Ghee 1/2 cup

  • Saffron 1 pinch + to garnish

  • Milk 1 1/2 cups

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Almonds chopped 1 tablespo to garnish

  • Cashewnuts chopped 1 tablespo to garnish


Step 1

Heat a non-stick, add semolina and dry roast till fragrant. Transfer it onto a plate.

Step 2

Heat ghee in the same pan, when it melts add roasted semolina, mix and saute, stirring continuously till light golden.

Step 3

Add saffron and milk, mix well and cook on low heat for 2 minutes. Add 1½ cups water, mix well, cover and cook over medium heat until the semolina is cooked and all the moisture is absorbed.

Step 4

Add pineapple and sugar and mix well. Add cardamom powder and mix, cook for 2 minutes or till the sugar is completely dissolved.

Step 5

Add almonds and cashewnuts, mix well and take the pan off the heat.

Step 6

Transfer the sheera into a serving bowl, garnish it with cashewnuts, almonds, pineapple and a few strands of saffron and serve hot.

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