Saturday, November 29, 2008




This was something i always thought of posting but you know having too many drafts can make these wonderful recipes invisible......But somehow i was reminded of this by Mahima who happened to post the same version from Chitravishwanathan's Rasam.I know you all might be thinking...eew a fruit in rasam???Thats what even i thought until i tasted it ....Dont be afraid to experiment..else u'll regret it for not trying!!!:):)


Pineapple chunks--------------1/2 standard measuring cup+few for garnishing

Toor dal-----------------------3 tbp cooked

Tomatoes---------------------2 big and ripe

Green chillies------------------2

Ginger------------------------1” piece

Garlic-------------------------2 pods

Cumin,Mustard seeds---------1/2 tsp each

Rasam powder----------------2 tsp

Hing powder------------------1/8 tsp

Lime juice/Tamarin extract-- 2-3 tsp

Salt---------------------------to taste

Curry,Coriander leaves-------few


1.Boil some water just enough to immerse pineapple chunks and halved-tomatos and boil them together along with few curry leaves,corinader leaves,ginger,garlic on medium heat for about 8 mins till they are soft enough.

2.Cool and make a puree in a blender and set aside.

3.Heat oil in a pot and add cumin,mustard seeds,green chillies,hing,curry leaves and saute.

4.Transfer the pureed mixture and let it boil for rapid 3 mins.

5.Add salt,turmeric,lime juice(Instead of adding lime juice can use tamarind paste)cooked dal,rasam powder and let it boil again for 6-8 mins.

6.Turn off and serve topped with finely chopped coriander leaves & pineapple pieceswith rice.

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DEESHA said...

yummy .. i would love to try this Raaji

Priya said... fav one...lovely rasam

anudivya said...

I have had this only in marriages. Looks nice.

Curry Leaf said...

Its my favourite.Love to try this recipe

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

yummy rasam.. i want to make it again.. but i am trying to cut down on pineapple.. if i buy it, i overeat :)

Vidhya said...

yummy pineapple rasam. I love the sweet and tangy taste of pineapple pieces.

viji said...

always yours is nice photography & rasam looks delicious


I love this rasam eventhough I have not try this before! Looks so good:)