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Pineapple Rasam Recipe

Pineapple Rasam
How to make pineapple rasam

Pineapple rasam is a special variation of South Indian favourite- rasam! The addition of juicy pineapple adds flavour and taste to the recipe.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Pineapple Rasam

  • 1/2 Cup Tuvar dal
  • 1 cup Coarsely chopped pineapple
  • 1 large Coarsely chopped tomato
  • 5-10 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tsp Jeera
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves
  • Dried red chilly
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt as required
  • Rasam powder (Optional)

How to Make Pineapple Rasam

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First add the tuvar dal, pinch of haldi and salt in a cooker and cook for 4-5 whistles. Once cooked, take it out mash it properly and let it sit.
Coarsely grind jeera, black pepper, garlic and keep that aside.
Make a fine puree out of 80% of the chopped pineapples, leave some for later.
Coarsely grind tomatoes and keep it aside.
Now in a pan, heat some oil and add mustard seeds and let them crackle.
Add red chilli, curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida.
Now add grinded jeera, black pepper and garlic. Mix everything and cook for a min.
Add the roughly grinded tomatoes and cook till they are soft.
Now add the pineapple puree, mix everything well and add the mashed dal too.
Add one and a half cup of water, bring it to a boil and then add the remaining pineapple cubes.
Garnish with coriander, serve and enjoy this hot and tangy rasam.

Key Ingredients: Coarsely chopped pineapple , Coarsely chopped tomato , Curry Leaves, Mustard Seeds, Jeera , Black Pepper, Garlic cloves, Dried red chilly , A pinch of asafoetida , Salt as required, Rasam powder (Optional)

Recipe Notes

You can add the Rasam powder now but it is optional. 

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