Pineapple Rasam is very special variety of rasam as it is absolutely unique by its flavor, aroma and taste. It is a hit recipe for wedding feasts in South India. It makes a nice variation from the regular rasams. In this recipe, the pineapple chunks are cooked along with tomato and other spices. It tastes yummy when.. served hot with white rice, pappad and any spicy curry. Also you can drink it as soup as it is. So go ahead and give a try, sure you'll love this..:)
Ripe Pineapples - 1 cup finely chopped
Ghee - 2 tsp
Mustard - 1/4 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Hing - a pinch
Split Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Tomato - 1
Green chilly - 1
Turmeric pwd - 1/4 tsp
Cooked toor dal - 2 tbsp
Rasam pwd - 1 tsp
Jaggery - 1 tsp
Fresh coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Wash the pineapple, remove the skin and slice to fine pieces.
pineapple that is sweet and tangy would be ideal for this rasam.
Heat ghee in a frypan.
Add mustard and allow to crackle.
Add cumin, hing, split urad dal & curry leaves.
Add sliced tomatoes and green chilly.
Saute for a minute.
Now add sliced pineapple.
Combine well with the seasonings.
Continue sauting for a minute.
Add 1 cup of water and cook covered in low medium flame for 5 mins.
Simmer till the pineapple chunks are soft.
Add 1 more cup or enough water to adjust the consistency according to your preference.
Add turmeric pwd, salt and mix.
Add cooked toor dal, rasam pwd and jaggery ( optional)
Allow to cook for just one boil. ( first bubble starts appearing)
Turn off flame.
Add finely chopped coriander leaves.
Tasty delicious PIneapple Rasam is ready.
Cover with a lid and let the flavors infuse.
Transfer to serving bowl.
Enjoy hot with rice, pappad and aloo roast.