How to make Pineapple Aur Bread Ka Halwa -

Fresh pineapple and bread cooked with khoya and nuts.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Pineapple (पाइनेपल/अनानास), Bread Slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pineapple Aur Bread Ka Halwa Recipe

  • Pineapple peeled 1 medium

  • Bread Slices 8 slices

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts finely chopped 8-10

  • Walnuts finely chopped 8-10

  • Pistachios finely chopped 8-10

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 5 tablespoons

  • Saffron (kesar) a few strands

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch

  • Khoya/mawa 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

Core the pineapple and cut 5-6 slices. Cut the remaining pineapple into small pieces and set aside.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan. Place the pineapple slices in the pan and cook till they caramelize. Trim the sides of the bread slices and cut into small pieces.

Step 3

Trim the sides of the bread slices and cut into small pieces.

Step 4

Transfer the caramelized pineapple slices into a plate and set aside.Add the bread pieces to the pan and sauté in the remaining ghee for 1-2 minutes or till slightly crisp. Then add 2 more tbsps ghee and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer the bread pieces into a plate and keep aside.

Step 6

Add the remaining ghee to the same pan. Add cashewnuts, walnuts, pistachios, raisins, sugar, saffron, green cardamom powder and mix well.

Step 7

Add chopped pineapple pieces and cook till they become transparent.

Step 8

Add bread pieces and mix. Add khoya and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Transfer the halwa onto a serving plate. Garnish with the caramelized pineapple slices and pistachios and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.