How to make Pineapple Panna -

Pineapple slices grilled, blended with pineapple juice, castor sugar and mint leaves to make a refreshing drink.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh pineapple (ताज़ा पाइनेपल / अन्नानास), Pineapple juice (पाइनेपल जूस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Pineapple Panna

Pineapple Panna 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Pineapple Panna Recipe

  • Fresh pineapple peeled and cut into slices ½ medium

  • Pineapple juice chilled 2-3 cups

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 2 teaspoons + 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh mint leaves 15-20

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Roasted cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger finely chopped ½ inch

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste


Step 1

Heat a non-stick grill pan. Place pineapple slices on it, sprinkle 2 teaspoons castor sugar on top and grill till they turn soft. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

Step 2

Place grilled pineapple slices in a blender jar. Add mint leaves, peppercorns, cumin seeds, lemon juice, salt, ginger, black salt, 2 tablespoons castor sugar and pineapple juice and blend well.

Step 3

Pour into individual glasses and serve chilled.

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