How to make Pineapple Shikanji -

Pineapple slices grilled and ground with mint leaves and masalas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Pineapple (पाइनेपल/अनानास), Fresh mint leaves (ताज़े पुदीने के पत्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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Pineapple Shikanji

Pineapple Shikanji Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Pineapple Shikanji Recipe

  • Pineapple peeled 1 medium

  • Fresh mint leaves 1/2 cup

  • Powdered sugar 1/2 cup

  • Chaat masala 1 tablespoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black salt 1 teaspoon

  • Juice of 2 lemons

  • Ice cubes 6-8

  • For garnishing

  • Pineapple wedges 4 thick

  • Lemon slices 4

  • Fresh mint sprigs 4


Step 1

Heat a non-stick grill pan. Cut pineapple into thick slices and remove the core. Place the slices in the pan and grill, flipping sides, till evenly golden from both sides.

Step 2

Transfer the grilled slices into a mixer jar and let them cool. Add mint leaves, powdered sugar, chaat masala, dried mango powder, roasted cumin powder, black salt, lemon juice, ice cubes and 2 cups of water and blend.

Step 3

Pour the shikanji into 4 tall glasses.

Step 4

Decorate each glass with a pineapple wedge, a lemon slice and a mint sprig and serve chilled.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.