Pineapple – Cucumber Pulissery

by NandiniMenon
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.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
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 -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
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 -
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Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Take pineapple and cucumber in a heavy bottomed vessel and add ½ cup water. Cook with closed lid until the pieces are cooked.
  2. Meanwhile grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and mustard seeds in thick curd, into thick, fine paste. Do not add water.
  3. When pineapple and cucumber pieces are cooked add salt, sugar, turmeric powder and slit green chillies.
  4. Boil for 1 - 2 minutes.
  5. Add coconut-curd paste to this and stir in low fire. Do not let bubble.
  6. Stir until the raw taste of coconut & curd is removed and the gravy is about to boil.
  7. Remove from fire. Splutter mustard and other ingredients for seasoning. Pour on the gravy.
  8. Serve with rice, idli, sevai. Etc.
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