• Prep Time 10-15 minutes
  • Cook Time 25-30 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Pineapple halwa is a mouth watering dish that is made with lots of grated pineapple, khoya and  this is one dish that no one with a sweet tooth can say no to.
  • Pineapple – 1 medium
  • Semolina – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1½ cups + to sprinkle
  • Saffron – ¼ teaspoon
  • Rice bran oil – 4tablespoons + to grill
  • Finely chopped almonds – 1 teaspoon + for garnishing
  • Khoya/ mawa, grated – ¼ cup
  • To serve
  • Pineapple, scooped – ½



  1. Heat a pan, add sugar and enough water to just soak the sugar. Cook, stirring continuously, till the sugar dissolves.
  1. Remove the stem of the pineapple, peel and cut it into small pieces and add to the syrup in the pan. Add saffron and cook on low flame.
  1. Heat rice bran oil in another pan, add semolina and sauté on medium flame till light golden.
  1. Add one teaspoon almonds and cooked pineapple with the syrup and mix well.Cook till semolina is cooked.
  1. Add khoya, mix andcook for two minutes or till the halwa begins to leave the sides of the pan.
  1. Heat a little rice bran oil in a grill pan, add the pineapple scoops and grill till grill marks appear on them.
  1. Put the grilled pineapple scoops on a serving plate, put the halwaover them, garnish with almonds and serve hot.

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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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