Pineapple basundi is a delicious desert which is easy to make and delicious in taste.

Ingredients of Pineapple Basundi

  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple pulp
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1-½ litres whole milk 
  • 15-20 saffron strands
  • ¼ cup sugar
  •  teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 tablespoons chironji 
  • 2 tablespoons slivered dried nuts
  • ½ teaspoon dried rose petals

How to Make Pineapple Basundi

  • Add pineapple pulp and sugar to a pan and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add milk and saffron strands to a heavy-bottomed pan.
  • Stir continuously while heating to avoid the milk from scorching at the bottom of the pan.
  • Cook for 30 min. until it is reduced to more than half.
  • Stir very frequently while cooking.
  • Keep scraping the sides of the pan regularly and stir the milk solids back into the pan.
  • Once the milk is thick and creamy, add sugar, nutmeg, and cardamom to the pan and
  • cook for 5 minutes until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Stir in chironji and slivered nuts.
  • Remove the pan from heat and cover it with a lid to avoid the formation of cream on top.


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