Looking for an authentic Kerala Pineapple Pulissery Recipe ? Read our detailed Kerala Pineapple Pulissery Recipe here !!. Pulissery, as the name implies, it comes in a sweet-tangy flavor. This is one among the traditional yet popular dishes in Kerala which can easily be made with very few ingredients.
Kerala Style Pullissery is served as a part of Sadya (big feast) along with the other 16 to 20 dishes. Actually, there is no particular fruit to make this pulissery as it can be made with any of the seasonal fruits that you get around. Sounds great! Right? Yah, you can go for mangoes, banana, tomato, pineapple, or any of the main ingredients that you prefer.
Pineapples are good to taste both in raw and cooked form. Personally, I pick pineapples for making pulissery that I love its mixed sour-sweet taste when blended well with the curd in pulissery. We get plenty of pineapples in Kerala. But, if you find it difficult to get one, you can even go for canned pineapples.
Kerala pineapple pulissery is one of the easiest dishes in Kerala cuisine with minimal ingredients. It’s all about just mixing well-cooked pineapple pieces with spicy coconut and curd mixture. As pineapples are rich in nutrients, it works well with your system and provides essential nutrients required by the body.
Now, you may be thinking, what sort of pineapple to choose for making this delicious Kerala pineapple pullissery? All right, don’t get confused. You can pick a moderate one which is not that ripe and too raw. A slight tangy with a dominant sweet taste will make the dish perfect.
Fresh pineapple with slight tangy yogurt and delicate coconut will give you an awesome Kerala pineapple pulissery. This dish goes well with a bowl of hot rice or any of the noonday meals.
Now, let’s dive into the recipe and explore the dish.
Kerala Pineapple Pulissery Recipe
Kerala pineapple pulissery is one of the easiest dishes in Kerala cuisine with minimal ingredients. It's all about just mixing well-cooked pineapple pieces with spicy coconut and curd mixture. As pineapples are rich in nutrients, it works well with your system and provides essential nutrients required by the body.
- Pineapple (chopped in medium size) – 1/2 pineapple
- 1 cup Curd
- 1 tsp Minced Ginger
- 6 nos Green Chillies
- 1 tsp Red chilli powder
- 1/3 tsp Turmeric Powder
- Salt – to taste
- 1 cup Water Sugar
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 1 cup Grated Coconut
- 6 nos Shallots
- 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
- 3 tbsp Coconut oil
- 4 or 5 nos Chopped Shallots
- Curry Leaves – A sprig
- 1.5 tsp Mustard
- 3 nos Dry whole red chillies
How To Make Kerala Pineapple Pullissery: ( Pineapple Pulissery Recipe Kerala Style )
Take a pressure cooker and add pineapple along with ginger, green chilles, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, water and salt to taste. Mix well, cover it with the top of the pressure cooker and cook in medium flame. Wait for one whistle and off the flame
Note: In case if you are using canned pineapple, drain out the syrup. While cooking it in the pressure cooker, canned pineapples consume more time, so wait for 2 to 3 whistles (Rest of the steps are same).
Meanwhile, you can step into the grinding section. For grinding, take a coconut, shallots, and cumin seeds. Grind well until it forms a very smooth paste. (you can add 1 tbsp water if needed)
Once the pineapple is found cooked, Keeping in a low flame, add this coconut mixture into it, and stir well.
Add curd into it and mix thoroughly. Check the salt and adjust.
Add more water if the gravy founds thick in texture. (Not too thick and too watery)Seasoning: Heat a pan with coconut oil and splutter mustard seeds. Followed by the shallots add dry red chillies, curry leaves. Sauté well till the shallots turns deep gold in color. Off the flame.
Pour this above the gravy and mix well by adding sugar. Your Kerala pineapple pulissery is now ready to serve.
Serve with hot rice. (Optional)
(Note: As said before, pineapple can be replaced with any of the fruits or even with some veggies like cucumber)
Kerala cuisine holds a wide spectrum of dishes, which are very easy to make with just a handful of ingredients. Kerala pineapple pulissery is one among them, which demands a few and delivers something very yummy. So, never forget to try this pretty dish.
Taste the dish that your heart follows.