Having a craving for Pineapple? Try this simple squash recipe with just two ingredients that is so perfect for summer time.A ripe and juicy pineapple is delicious just sliced up but it’s even better in a squash.Homemade squashes are easy to make and are free from artificial flavours and preservatives.
A beautiful yellow colored drink that you can make yourself with just 2 ingredients.This one goes down great in parties.Serve the sweet,fruity squash in a highball glass over some ice cubes and you can garnish them with some pineapple chunks.
Homemade squashes are always better than store bought ones.Only the preparation takes time but it is so easy to serve by mixing one part of thick squash with 2-3 parts of water.The next time you feel tired, instead of grabbing a cup coffee or tea, pour yourself a glass of pineapple squash to get an instant boost of energy.
PREPARATION TIME : 10 MINS
MAKING TIME : 1 HOUR
YIELDS : 350 ML
1/2 kg Pineapple
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup water
Yellow food colour (optional)
Peel the skin chop the pineapple to bite sized pieces and transfer them to your mixie jar.
In a wide bottomed vessel ,add sugar ,1/2 cup water and let it boil.When it comes to boil ,simmer the flame to low and cook for 10 -15 mins.
Grind the pineapple with 1/2 cup water.Filter the ground puree through a strainer and discard the residue.
Add the ground pineapple puree to the sugar syrup and let it boil.
When it starts to boil simmer the flame and cook for 30-40 mins in low flame.Add food colour (optional).
The squash would become thick in another half an hour.
Switch off the flame when it thickens and let it cool down.
Mix 1 part of squash with 2-3 parts of chilled water.
Refrigerate in an airtight bottle and serve chilled.This Pineapple Squash can also be used as a spread and it tastes great.