Mangalorean Pineapple Curry Recipe

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Mangalorean Pineapple Curry
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Chicken cooked Mangalorean style, in a sweet and sour puree made with pineapple and green mango.

Ingredients of Mangalorean Pineapple Curry

  • 1 kg chicken
  • 1 green mango, chopped
  • 1/2 pineapple, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp palm sugar
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing
  • Ingredients for dry masala:
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi)
  • 1 Tbsp grated coconut
  • Ingredients for tadka:
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 6-7 curry leaves

How to Make Mangalorean Pineapple Curry

  • 1.In a pan roast the ingredients for the dry masala, then grind or pound them together.
  • 2.Blend the pineapple and green mango together into a thick puree.
  • 3.Sear the chicken in three tablespoons of oil and some salt till it is half cooked and turns golden brown. Remove from pan and keep aside.
  • 4.Pour the pineapple puree into the same pan with the left over oil from the chicken.
  • 5.Mix in the red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and palm sugar.
  • 6.Add the ground dry masala and a dash of water. Stir well for a few minutes.
  • 7.Now add the chicken to the gravy and cook till tender.
  • 8.Heat two teaspoons of oil in another pan. Saute the ingredients for tadka till they crackle.
  • 9.Pour the tadka over the chicken.
  • 10.Garnish and serve hot.