Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Pineapple Rasam/Annasi Pazham Rasam

Pineapple rasam is a sweet and spicy rasam. It has wonderful flavor and so delicious you will never forget the taste of it. I learnt this rasam from my aunt  long time back. My kids love them, so I do make it quite often in summer. Check out my other  Rasam Varieties here...


6 slices (chopped) or 1 can or 1/2 pineappple
1 finely chopped
¼ inch piece
Cooked Thoor dhal
½ cup
Lemon Juice
1 tbsp
Coriander leaves
2 tsp finely chopped
Crushed garlic
2 cloves

For Seasoning

1 tsp
Mustard seeds
½ tsp
Cumin seeds
½ tsp
Urad dhal
½ tsp
Dry Red chillies
Curry leaves
One pinch

For Rasam Powder

Dry Red chillies
Black pepper(whole)
1 tsp
Thoor dhal
½ tsp
Cumin seeds
2 tsp
Coriander seeds(dhania)
1 tsp


Grind the ingredients mentioned for rasam powder and keep it aside. Next grind half (approximately 1 cup) the pineapple along with ginger and keep it aside.

Cook the thoordhal, to it add the chopped tomatoes, ground pineapple, salt, turmeric powder, crushed garlic, 2 cups of water and keep it aside.

In a kadai heat the oil, add the ingredients mentioned for seasoning one by one. [Always allow the mustards to splutter]. Now add the thoor dhal mixture and let it cook for 10 min’s.

Now add the rest of chopped pineapples along with the juice and let it boil. Now add the rasam powder and chopped coriander leaves. Keep it in the stove of 3 min’s.

After the rasam cools down add the lemon juice.

Yes, your yummy pineapple rasam is ready to be served.
[Here I used canned pineapples]  

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  1. wow wow wow!!! super recipe...definitley bookmarked!

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  2. Healthy and tasty rasam...... Love the pineapple flavor!!


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