For the pachadi:
Cook pineapple with green chillies, ginger, salt and 1/2 cup water, till the pineapple is soft and mushy in texture. Take out the ginger at this stage.
Grind the coconut and red chillies to a paste. Then add the crushed mustard seeds. Mix these with the cooked pineapple. Let it boil, then remove from the flame.
Add beaten curd and mix well.
For the tempering:
Heat oil in a pan and splutter whole mustard seeds. Add red chillies and curry leaves. Pour this seasoning over the cooked pineapple. Mix well.
Serve with appams and stew.
Key Ingredients: coconut, pineapple, green chillies, ginger, salt, red chilli, mustard seeds, yogurt, vegetable oil, curry leaves