Tuesday, May 24, 2011

PINEAPPLE RASAM RECIPE | RASAM VARIETIES

Pineapple-rasam
      Last week  we are invited  to a friend’s place for lunch and her mom made pineapple rasam . I tasted that for the first time , it tasted very different and nice and i loved the pineapple flavour in the rasam  . I asked the recipe of pineapple rasam from my friend’s mom and  i slightly altered it according to my taste and made it . Everyone enjoyed it and here comes the recipe of pineapple rasam.
  All the pictures are taken in a hurry and i am not satisfied with the clicks this time.
Preparation time :10 mins  Cooking time :20 mins  Serves:  3-4
INGREDIENTS:
PINEAPPLE CHUNKS 1/2 CUP
TOMATO
GINGER 1/2 INCH PIECE
GREEN CHILLI
SAMBHAR POWDER 1 TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
ASAFIDITA A PINCH
TOOD DAL 2 TBLSP
CURRY LEAVES FEW
CORIANDER LEAVES FEW
OIL 1/4 TSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/4 TSP

Pineapple-rasam
METHOD:
  • Cut the tomatoes and half of the pineapple into fine pieces.
  • In a kadai, add the tomatoes, pineapple pieces ,salt , sambhar powder and a cup of water .
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  • Allow it to cook in a medium flame till the tomatoes and pineapple  becomes soft .
  • Grind 3 tblsp of pineapple along with ginger and green chilli into a fine paste.
  • Add 2 cups of water to the toor dal .
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  • Add the ground paste and toor dal water to the kadai.
  • Keep the flame to medium low and switch off when it becomes frothy.
  • Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves.
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  • Heat oil in a small pan and throw in the mustard seeds and when it splutters transfer it to the rasam.
  • Serve with any dry curry.
Pineapple -rasam

If the pineapple is very sweet , you can add a tblsp of lemon juice after switching the flame (towards the end.)
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41 comments:

  1. hmm I feel the aroma and tempting rasam....

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  2. I never had pineapple rasam but was thinking abt it few days ago ...looks so gud n nice clicks Jeyashri ..why you are not happy :)

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  3. I usually skip rasam when it comes to meals....this pineapple rasam looks too tempting and flavourful...I luv the serving bowl..this is the one u used for carrot kheer too...right?! :)

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  4. Love the pineapple flavor of the rasam. Yummy.

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  5. looks delicious and clicks are good..i love that cute jug with rasam..

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  6. interesting jeya!!looks yummy...will try it...

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  7. Love the tangy-ness and the mild flavour of pineapple in this rasam. Never tried in my kitchen so far though I have long time wish :) Lovely pictures :)

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  8. Love this tangy and yummy rasam, must try your recipe next time ....

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  9. Cute cup.Looks awesome the rasam.Feel like gluging it down.Me to have to try this.

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  10. I have to try this out .. looks so good.

    Do visit me as time permits.

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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  11. I just love rasam..I m feeling like sipping the rasam right from that bowl/cup..:)
    Love d flavor of pineapple though I do not like pineapple...love 2 have it with hot rice..

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  12. never tried this before....
    rasam looks delicious dear :)

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  13. I have tasted this rasam before jeyashri but never made it myself..this looks so comforting. Loved your serving dish. And I liked the pictures.

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  14. Aromatic and perfect rasam. A favourite of mine Love the serving cup.

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  15. One of my fav, super delicious and inviting rasam,beautiful presentation dear..

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  16. Tangy & tempting!! I have plenty of pineapples at home bought from our farmhouse & bored of trying out sweet dishes from it..Next on my list is this delicious rasam!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  17. I too make Pineapple rasam often,ur version luks very nice...will try this next time.

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  18. Lovely Aromatic Rasam Jaishree ...looks so delicious:)

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  19. Adding pneapple is an interesting twist- I bet it tasted delicious!

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  20. this is in my mind for a long time. now i got the recipe. bookmarked. thnx jey :)

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  21. Have been asking every other person if they know the recipe for this...got it finally...bookmarked...

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  22. very interesting and so innovative rasam !!

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  23. mouth watering rasam........

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  24. wow..that looks amazing and tempting...yum yum

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  25. Hey Jayashri, I tried this recipe today. When i was getting back home from work, i looked up your blog and say pineapple rasam and since i have a pineapple at home, i decided to try it. It came out so well! Only thing was i added tamarind extract to your recipe. Yummy ! Thanks for sharing your recipe

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  26. @cornucopia, thanks for trying and nice addition of tamarind to this.

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  27. Hi Jeyashri...
    I have been picking Pineapple v frequent.. This recipe will come v handy when I pick it next time.. I m just waiting to try it.....

    Your rasmalai post is quite tempting me.....Nice clicks..

    Cheers
    Sandhya

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  28. Flavorful cup of rasam. Looks so mouthwatering... YUM!

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  29. Yummy yummy yummy... I love this tangy rasam:)
    Reva

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  30. Have never heard of pineapple rasam.... Will give it a try.

    -Lavanya
    http://recipecongeries.blogspot.com

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  31. That's so cool..this idea of adding pineapple in rasam never occurred to me ever :-)

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  32. Rasam can't get any better than this . I just finished a huge pineapple .. if only i had seen this earlier !!
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  33. Never tried rasam with pineapple....looks yum.....

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  34. I love pineapple.. i've tried rasam before but never ground the pineapple and put it in. Must be even more flavorful this way.

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  35. So aromatic n flavorful! Lovely it looks!
    US Masala

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  36. This is a sure try recipe. Nxt time I have pineapple in my house first thing I am going to make is this. Yummylicious! !

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