Pineapple Rasam

Pineapple rasam is a special variety of rasam with distinct flavour and taste. Here in my place, I get a lot of pineapples at Rs 10 per fruit during the season. So I wanted to try something new with the pineapple. I remember having Pineapple rasam in many weddings. And I tried the same and it was yummy. My FIL became a great fan of this recipe. He told me that he hasn’t tasted this before and it is delicious.  I too love this rasam.

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INGREDIENTS

Pineapple – 3 rings+ 1 ring

Tomato -1

Rasam podi – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – A pinch

Pepper powder – A pinch

Jeera powder – 1/2 tsp

Toor dhal – 2 tbsp cooked(Optional)

Asafoetida – A pinch

Salt – As needed

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Coriander leaves – 2 tblsp

To temper

Oil – 1 tsp

Mustard – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1 tsp

Red chilli – 2

  • Pressure cook dhal and keep aside.
  • Grind 3 rings of the pineapple and chop 1 ring as cubes.  Chop the tomato.
  • In a kadai, add oil and splutter mustard seeds. Once they crack, add jeera, red chilli , curry leaves and saute until they turn golden brown.
  • Now add chopped tomatoes, add little quantity of water and cook for sometime.
  • Now add the ground pineapple, add water and allow it to cook.
  • At this point, you can add salt, turmeric powder, rasam powder, jeera powder, pepper powder and allow to boil.
  • Add the mashed toor dhal and cook in low flame.  Adjust the consistency by adding water.
  • Finally add chopped pineapple cubes, asafoetida and garnish with chopped coriander.
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4 responses to this post.

  1. Pineapple rasam!!!.. Never heard about it….It’s new to me….Looks delicious…👍

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  2. Try it once Saumya, and let me know your feedback…

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  3. Sure Niranjara…👍

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