Recipe submitted by Chitra Shukla
Pineapple Kheer is a very refreshing dessert made with ripened Pineapple (annanas).
Preparation Time: 10 minutes.
Cooking Time: one hour
Serving for 6.
- 5 Cups Whole milk
- 14oz Pineapple chunks in pineapple juice (1 1/2 cans)
- 4 Tbsp Coconut powder (finely shredded coconut)
- 1 Tbsp Corn flour
- 3/4 Cup Sugar
- Boil the milk in a heavy bottom wide pan on medium high heat. Stir often to make sure the milk does not burn in the bottom of the pan. Cook until the milk is reduced to about half of its original volume.
- Mix well 1 tablespoon Corn flour in 4 table spoons of water and add this in the milk, also add Coconut powder 4 table spoons in the milk and cook the milk for another 10 minutes on low heat. Then turn off the heat and let the milk cool down.
- Drain 1 can pineapple using strainer let the juice dripped through without squeezing. Note: we will use juice and pineapple both.
- Cut each chunk of pineapple in about 3 to 4 small pieces.
- In a pan put all the pineapple juice drained from 1 can, add ¾ cup sugar and the pineapple pieces and cook on medium heat for about 30 minutes: until the pineapple pieces become soft and translucent.
- Then from another pineapple can, take out half of pineapples and half of its juice- blend it blender. Add this in the cooked pineapple mixture and cook for additional 10 minutes. Then turn off the heat.
- Let pineapple mixture come down to room temperature.
- Once both the milk and pineapple mixture are cooled down, add the pineapple mixture in the milk and stir gently.
- Serving Suggestion
- Keep in the refrigerator for at least one hour before serving the desert. You can use the remaining half of pineapple chunks to decorate the kheer making floral patterns and any other way you might like.
Mix pineapples in the milk when both the milk and pineapples are on room temperature or cold.