Saturday, March 5, 2011

Pineapple Rasam / Annasi Pazha Rasam


Ingredients
  • Pineapple - 1/2 (cut into small pieces)
  • Thuvar dhal water - 1/2 cup
  • Mustard Seeds - a pinch
  • Tomato - 1 (cut into pieces)
  • Tamarind - 1/2 lemon size
  • Dry Red Chillies - 2 to 3
  • Curry Leaves - few
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Pepper seeds - 1/5th tsp (crushed) 
  • Asafoetida - a pinch
  • Coriander leaves - few
  • Rasam Powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Water - 4 cups
  • Turmeric - a pinch (Optional)
  • Sugar/Jaggery - 1/2 to 1 tsp (Optional)


Method

  • Pressure cook the toor dal (Thuvaram paruppu) with 3 cups of water adding a pinch of turmeric and keep aside.
  • Soak the tamarind in 1 cup of water for 10 to 15 min and extract the water alone.
  • In a kadai or pan, add oil, mustard seeds and cumin seeds, red chillies, curry leaves and fry for a min. 
  • Add the Pineapple pieces and add ghee and saute well or till they become little soft.
  • Now add the tomato pieces or crushed tomato.
  • Now add in the tamarind water, dal water, salt, pepper powder, rasam powder, Asafoetida and if needed add 1 more cup of water and cook in medium flame.
  • When it starts boiling, add in the sugar/jaggery(optional) and coriander leaves and switch off.
  • Serve the hot and sweet pineapple rasam with rice and papad.



Note:
  •  Since my pineapple is sweet, i didnt add sugar.
  •  Any dhal water can be used.
  •  Dal can also be crushed nicely and added to the rasam
  • Click here for Rasam powder Recipe


19 lovely comments:

Satya

i love to try different rasam recipes...thanks for sharing
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Vimitha Anand

Pineapple and rasam looks like a good combi.. Will surely try...

Chitra

looks very good.

GEETHA ACHAL

Looks so tempting and different rasam

aipi

Wow..that sounds soooo delicious dear!


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Krithi's Kitchen

Looks so awesome... Tangy-sweet goodness..

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Neenu Praveen

Lukin innovative...hapy to folow u...

Swarnavalli Suresh

was thinking to make this rasam for a long time.. now your post has inspired to do it very soon..Very nice recipe.. very nice presentation

Priya

Yumm, delicious comforting rasam..

Suman Singh

I have never made rasam at home..this osunds easy, delicious and yummy! Love those pineapple bites in there..delish!

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Thats a lovely rasam.. never tried it with pineapple :) thats beautiful :)
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Malar Gandhi

Perfect aromatic rasam.

Kamakshi Prasanna

love this version of rasam..flavourfullll!!

Shobha

I love rasam ...but never tried it out with pineapple.

jeyashrisuresh

i wanted to try this for a long time.Yummy and flavourful rasam

Priya Sreeram

good one akila !

Madhu

Very unique combo Akila. Never had this before.

Suma Gandlur

Love the sweet tangy rasam anytime.

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