Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery

Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery is a traditional kerala side dish which is made with pineapple and cucumber in a coconut yogurt based sauce. It is the best side dish for rice.

Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery

Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery is a traditional kerala side dish which is made with pineapple and cucumber in a coconut yogurt based sauce. It is the best side dish for rice.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Nandini Menon

Published On: 09 Aug 2014

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • Pineapple pieces : 1 cup
    Malabar cucumber [vellarikka] pieces : 1 cup
    Curd : 2 cup
    Grated coconut : 1 cup
    Green chillies : 5 nos
    Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
    Cumin seeds : ½ tsp
    Turmeric : ½ tsp
    Salt : as reqd
    Sugar : as reqd
    For seasoning :
    Coconut oil : 2 tsp
    Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
    Curry leaves : few
    Red chillies : 3 nos

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery Recipe

Step 1

Take pineapple and cucumber in a heavy bottomed vessel and add ½ cup water. Cook with closed lid until the pieces are cooked.

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Step 2 Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery Recipe

Step 2

Meanwhile grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and mustard seeds in thick curd, into thick, fine paste. Do not add water.

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Step 3 Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery Recipe

Step 3

When pineapple and cucumber pieces are cooked add salt, sugar, turmeric powder and slit green chillies.

Step 4

Boil for 1 - 2 minutes.

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Step 5 Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery Recipe

Step 5

Add coconut-curd paste to this and stir in low fire. Do not let bubble.

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Step 6 Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery Recipe

Step 6

Stir until the raw taste of coconut & curd is removed and the gravy is about to boil.

Step 7

Remove from fire. Splutter mustard and other ingredients for seasoning. Pour on the gravy.

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Step 8 Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery Recipe

Step 8

Serve with rice, idli, sevai. Etc.

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