Thursday, May 3, 2012

Pineapple Rasam

Pineapple rasam is a variation to traditional tomato rasam. Pineapple rasam gives totally a different flavour and taste. The chopped pineapple pieces cooked in the rasam give a nice taste. This rasam can also be served simple as soup or with rice. 


1. Pineapple Juice (Fresh/Tinned) - 3/4 Cup
2. Thin Tamarind Juice - 1/2 Cup
3. Pineapple (Fresh/Tinned) - 1/2 Cup (Chopped)
4. Tomato - 1(Finely Chopped)
5. Green Chilly - 2 (Slit Vertically)or adjust to your taste
6. Coriander - 2 tsp (Finely Chopped)
7. Curry Leaf - A few
8. Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp
9. Rasam Powder - 1 tsp
10. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
11. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
12. Cumin - 1/2 tsp
13. Thoor Dhal - 1/4 Cup (Over cooked & Mashed)
14. water - 1 Cup
15. Ghee - 1/2 tsp
16. Salt - Needed Qty

Procedure :

1. In a pan, heat oil. Splutter mustard. Add cumin and green chillies. Fry for a minute.

2. Add rasam powder, turmeric powder, chopped pineapple and tomato.

3. Saute for few mminutes. Add pineapple juice, tamarind juice, water, mashed thoor dhal and salt.

4. Allow the contents to boil well.

5. Before you switch off the stove, add asafoetida, ghee, coriander and curry leaves.


Priyarajan said...

hai nithu, i read your pineapple rasam recipe . its very interesting im gonna try it. thank u for sharing differnt kind of food preparations.

Aruna Manikandan said...

nice flavorful rasam dear :)

Shama Nagarajan said...

superb flavourful rasam

Priya Suresh said...

Super flavourful and comforting rasam..

hotpotcooking said...

my favorite part of rasam.

Julie said...

flavorful n delicious rasam with steamed rice!

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Archana said...

New to me. Sound interesting. Must try it out.

Unknown said...

Yum Nithu, looks great, how are you doing and how is the baby?

Perspectivemedley said...

Wow rasam with pineapple.. reaal curious to taste it... looks yummy!!