How to make Pineapple Rasam -

A tasty rasam made by adding pineapple with the tamarind pulp.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) (तुवर दाल/अरहर दाल), Fresh pineapple (ताज़ा पाइनेपल / अन्नानास)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Soups

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Pineapple Rasam

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Pineapple Rasam Recipe

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1 cup

  • Fresh pineapple peeled and chopped 2 cups

  • Rasam powder 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon

  • Jaggery (gur) 1 teaspoon

  • Water 6-7 cups

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12

  • Whole dry red chilli 1

  • Oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Pressure-cook the dal with 2 cups of water. When cooked mash the dal and keep aside. Blend 1 cup of pineapple pieces in a blender. Keep aside.

Step 2

For the seasoning, heat the oil in a kadhai and add the curry leaves mustard seeds and dry red chilli. When the mustard seeds start to splutter add the pineapple pulp, rasam powder, salt and turmeric powder.

Step 3

Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the mashed dal, remaining water, tamarind pulp and jaggery. Bring to boil. Simmer and cook on low heat for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot garnished with the remaining pineapple pieces.

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