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pineapple semiya recipe

easy vermicelli and pineapple dessert
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: easy south indian dessert
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 6 tsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp cashews
  • 1/2 cup vermicelli
  • 3/4 cup pineapple - chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 pinch cardamom powder - optional


  • Heat ghee in a pan and fry cashews until brown and take it in a bowl. Keep it aside until use.
  • further add vermicelli to the same pan and roast in on a medium flame until slightly brown. take it out another pan and keep it aside until use.
  • Add chopped pineapple pieces to the pan and fry for a minute.
  • add roasted vermicelli to the pineapple pieces along with water.
  • close and cook on a low heat until pineapple and vermicelli is cooked and is soft.
  • Open and mix once. add sugar to taste. adjust sugar according to the sweetness of the pineapple.
  • cook until sugar melts and combines with vermicelli
  • lastly, drizzle a tsp ghee and add fried cashews
  • mix well and cook until combined and the dessert comes out of the pan non sticky and easy leaving out ghee.