October 10, 2011

Pineapple Menaskai


Pineapple chopped - 1/2 cup
Red chillies - 2 -3
Urad dhal - 1 tsp
Methi - 1/2 tsp
Sesame - 1 tsp
Dry coconut powder - 2 tbsp
Tamarind paste- 2 tsp
Jaggery/Brown Sugar - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Oil to saute - a tsp

Asafoetida - a pinch
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 string
Oil a tsp - for seasoning

1. Roast Red chillies, urad dhal, methi, dry coconut,and sesame in a tsp of oil and blend it.
2. Cook the pineapple pieces with a cup and water and add the blend mixture to it.
3. Add the tamarind and jaggery/brown sugar.
4. Add salt to taste and boil.
5. Make a seasoning of asafoetida, turmeric, mustard seeds, and curry leaves.
6. Add seasoning and serve.

Sending this recipe to F for "Fruit Curries" hosted by "Ambrosia" originally started by Charita of "Women's Era"


  1. The flavours are quite a twist in this dish! They must tickle the taste buds...

  2. very interesting recipe. sounds delicious.

  3. Posting the roundup in a couple of days.. have been really tied up with work and some stuff on the personal front :( This looks like a lovely dish.I love how pineapple adapts to all our tastes!

  4. i posted the roundup finally!