How to make Fruit Sasam -

Mixed fruits and coconut raita.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Konkan Cookbook.

Main Ingredients : Bananas (केले), Pineapple (पाइनेपल/अनानास)

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Raitas

Fruit Sasam

Fruit Sasam Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet and Sour

Ingredients for Fruit Sasam Recipe

  • Bananas cut into 1 inch cubes 3/4 cup

  • Pineapple cut into 1 inch cubes 1/2 cup

  • Orange segments skinned and halved 1/2 cup

  • Seedless grapes 1/4 cup

  • Scraped coconut 3/4 cup

  • Bedgi whole dry chillies seeded and roasted 2

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind together the coconut, red chillies, mustard seeds, tamarind pulp with one-fourth cup of water into a coarse paste.

Step 2

Add jaggery and grind once again. Mix the fruits with salt and the ground masala. Serve cold.

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