Broken Wheat Pineapple Kesari|Dalia Pineapple Halwa|Wheat Rava Kesari

Broken Wheat Pineapple Kesari or Pineapple Kesari or Wheat Rava Pineapple halwa is a very rich nutritious dessert/sweet .I made some replacements to the usual pineapple kesari made with white sugar/rava .I replaced them with healthy versions like palm sugar and wheat rava. It turned out super yummy and I didn’t even get enough quantity to click a picture.The dish was done some 2 years back and only now I dug my old drafts and brought it live as a post.


  • Broken Wheat-1/2 cup
  • Palm candy-1/2 cup
  • Pineapple-1/4 cup(chopped finely)
  • Ghee-To cook
  • Water-1.5 cups
  • Raisin & Cashew-To garnish

broken wheat pineapple halwa


1.Measure all ingredients and keep them ready.

2.Peel pineapple and chop them finely.Remove the thorny portions.

broken wheat pineapple halwa

3.Grind the palm candy ,make it into a powder,sieve it and keep it aside.

3.Take the broken wheat in a pan and dry roast for 2 minutes.

broken wheat pineapple halwa

4.Cool it and run in a mixer once in pulse mode. You can skip this step if your broken wheat is small/thin.

broken wheat pineapple halwa

5.In the mean time boil water in a pan.

6.After breaking the broken wheat,add in a pan with some ghee.

broken wheat pineapple halwa

7.Saute well.When it is completely roasted,add the boiling water.

8.Let it cook in medium flame.

broken wheat pineapple halwa

9.When the broken wheat is cooked to 90% add the powdered palm sugar and mix well.

10.Keep cooking with occasional stirring and add the chopped pineapple when the broken wheat is completely cooked.

broken wheat pineapple halwa

11.Add the ghee roasted raisins and cashews and cook till it separates out of the pan.

12.Serve it warm

broken wheat pineapple halwa

My observations:

Use thin variety broken wheat.

Sieve palm sugar before use to avoid impurities .

You can alternatively pressure cook broken wheat and also make halwa.

This can be stored at room temperature for 3 days and for a week if refrigerated. 

Be generous in adding ghee then and there to enhance taste and to ensure smooth stirring.

This can be offered to babies above one year.

Ensure to have introduced each ingredient well in advance and eliminate allergies before trying this.

Always have a word with your doctor before introducing any new food to your babies.

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3 thoughts on “Broken Wheat Pineapple Kesari|Dalia Pineapple Halwa|Wheat Rava Kesari

  1. Yummy and healthy as usual 🙂 I have also tried a similar version of ragi milk Kesari which I have posted in the blog. Next time I will try Ur idea of using palm sugar instead of white sugar

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