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PINEAPPLE RASAM RECIPE / PINEAPPLE SAARU

how to do pineapple rasam

Pineapple Rasam Recipe with step by step photos | How to do Pineapple saaru | How to do Pineapple Rasam

how to do pineapple rasam

Pineapple Rasam or Pineapple Saaru is a spicy , tangy , slightly sweetish unique variety of rasam made with Pineapple , tomatoes and some freshly roasted spices . Enjoy this quick Pineapple Rasam with hot rice, drizzled with ghee and papad on side or gulp as such like a tasty tangy soup !! Either way, I am sure you are just gonna love it and crave it again and again. And the best part, it hardly takes 15 mins to make !!

If you like this Recipe you can check few more easy rasam recipes like Pudina Rasam , Instant Tomato Rasam , Ajwain Leaf Rasam , Raw mango rasam etc

About Pineapple Rasam and it’s ingredients :

Saaru / Rasam is one of the everyday dishes on our lunch menu. There are so many different types of rasam we make and today’s Pineapple Rasam is prepared with Pineapple ,Tomato , flavoured with cumin, black pepper, rasam powder and a few more ingredients.

Pineapple adds a nice tangy sweetish fruity flavour and make this Rasam very delicious. It’s spicy, tangy, comforting, light on the stomach. perfect for cold days. Incredible flavours of pineapple makes this dish worth to try.

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Few points to note while making Pineapple Rasam Recipe :

  • Use juicy , ripe and little sour Pineapple to make this rasam.
  • Usage of tamarind and jaggery is purely optional and depends on your taste preference and sourness of pineapple .
  • Dry roast the spices well. It will give a nice flavour to your rasam.
  • Freshly crushed peppercorns, cumin and coriander make this rasam special. Do not use store-bought pepper powder for making this recipe.
  • Apart from the spice paste, this recipe uses homemade rasam powder. This is to enhance the taste further. If you don’t have home made powder , you can use ready made.
  • Do not over boil pineapple rasam as it will spoil the taste .
  • Do not skip tempering ..especially Hing and Ghee.

How to do Pineapple Rasam with step by step photos :

Pressure cook 1/4 cup tuvar dal , with little haldi and a cup of water. Cook soft for 4-5 whistles . Once pressure is released , mash dal and keep aside .

Soak tamarind in warm water for 5-10 mins.

In a pan / kadai , dry roast jeera and pepper till they are aromatic and crisp .

Once Jeera pepper are nicely roasted , let they cool before you pulse.

To a mixer, add the roasted jeera, peppercorns and pulse it .Make a semi coarse powder.

To the same jar, add 1/2 cup diced pineapple.

Add 1 diced tomato .

Grind it to a smooth paste . Keep aside .

To a vessel add remaining 1/2 cup chopped Pineapple , 1 chopped tomato and 1-2 slit green chilli .

Add a cup of water , cover and cook for 3- 4 mins. Let pineapple and tomato get a bit soft.

To the cooked Pineapple- Tomato , Add ground pineapple tomato puree .

Add salt , haldi , jeera pepper powder.

Add tamarind puree and little jaggery . This is optional and only add if your pineapple is not that tangy / sweetish .

and a tsp of rasam powder. You can check the recipe of homemade rasam powder here

Lastly , add cooked mashed dal and water as required . Give rasam a nice mix . Keep the flame on medium and bring to boil .

Add few curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves . Let the rasam boil just once . Do not over boil , taste will spoil.

Meanwhile, prepare a tempering. In a small kadai , heat ghee . Splutter mustard and jeera . Add a pinch of hing . pour the tempering to the hot rasam .

That’s it tasty and easy Pineapple Rasam is ready to relish .

how to do pineapple rasam
how to do pineapple rasam

PINEAPPLE RASAM RECIPE / PINEAPPLE SAARU

Smitha Kalluraya
Pineapple Rasam or Pineapple Saaru is a spicy , tangy , slightly sweetish unique variety of rasam made with Pineapple , tomatoes and some freshly roasted spices .
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine south indian
Servings 4 People

Ingredients
 

  • 1/2 cup Pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple, chopped
  • 1+1 nos Tomato , to grind & cook
  • 1/4 cup Tuvar Dal / split Pigeon Peas, cooked & mashed
  • 1 tsp Rasam Powder
  • small piece Jaggery
  • lemon size Tamarind , soaked in water ( optional )
  • few Curry leaves
  • few sprigs Coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp Haldi / Turmeric
  • Salt to taste

To roast & powder

  • 1.5 tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Pepper

To Temper

  • 2-3 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
  • a big pinch Hing / Asafoetida

Instructions
 

  • Pressure cook tuvar dal , with little haldi and a cup of water. Cook soft for 4-5 whistles . Once pressure is released , mash dal and keep aside .
  • Soak tamarind in warm water for 5-10 mins.
  • In a pan / kadai , dry roast jeera and pepper till they are aromatic and crisp .
  • Once Jeera pepper are nicely roasted , let they cool before you pulse.
  • To a mixer, add the roasted jeera, peppercorns and pulse it .Make a semi coarse powder.
  • To the same jar, add diced pineapple and add diced tomato . Grind it to a smooth paste . Keep aside .
  • To a vessel add remaining chopped Pineapple , chopped tomato and slit green chilli .
  • Add a cup of water , cover and cook for 3- 4 mins. Let pineapple and tomato get a bit soft.
  • To the cooked Pineapple- Tomato , Add ground pineapple tomato puree .
    Add salt , haldi , jeera pepper powder , rasam powder , tamarind puree and little jaggery
  • Lastly , add cooked mashed dal and water as required . Give rasam a nice mix . Keep the flame on medium and bring to boil .
  • Add few curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves . Let the rasam boil just once . Do not over boil , taste will spoil.
  • Meanwhile, prepare a tempering. In a small kadai , heat ghee . Splutter mustard and jeera . Add a pinch of hing . pour the tempering to the hot rasam .
  • That's it tasty and easy Pineapple Rasam is ready to relish .
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