Pineapple Pulissery – Kerala Style

by SwathiSasidharan
Pineapple Pulissery - Kerala Style
Pineapple Pulissery - Kerala Style, as the name denotes, is a sightly sweet and tangy flavored popular dish prepared from canned pineapple and yogurt. This is a favorite and popular dish in Sadhya menu. The sweet and sour Pineapple Pulissery - Kerala Style goes well and is awesome with hot rice or noon day meals. This is one of the easiest of dishes in Kerala Cuisine that requires very minimal ingredients. What makes the dish unique is the perfect and special blending of cooked pineapple pieces with a spicy coconut mixture and curd. Pineapples grow in plenty in Kerala and you will find the dish very popular in God's Own Country. When pineapples are not available, you can go in for canned ones which are equally good for preparing the delicious curry dish. Pineapple is a very nutritious fruit that works well with your system and is rich in vital nutrients required for body. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
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Pineapple Pulissery - Kerala Style
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Votes: 2
Rating: 5
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  1. For preparing the delicious Pulissery dish, first drain the syrup out of canned pineapple. :- If you don`t like very sweet pulissery, pour boiling water into pineapple pieces and squeeze remaining syrup out of it. This will remove extra sweetness of syrup from canned pineapple.
  2. Cook pineapple pieces(preferably in a pressure cooker) along with little water, 2 green chillies, salt and pinch of turmeric powder. Note: Canned pineapple takes a lot of time to get cooked.
  3. While pineapple is cooking grind together grated coconut, turmeric powder, cumin seeds, 3 green chillies and 3-4 curry leaves into a very smooth paste, by adding 1 tbsp water.
  4. Once pineapple is cooked, add the coconut mixture into it, mix and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Remove it from the flame.
  6. Add whipped set-yogurt(katta thairu) into it and mix thoroughly.
  7. Add required salt.
  8. For seasoning: Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan or a kadai.
  9. Splutter mustard seeds followed red chillies.
  10. Add curry leaves in the end.
  11. Pour the above seasoning into the pineapple curry.
  12. :- Serve with rice.
  13. :- Pineapple can be replaced with cucumber. Don`t use pressure cooker for that as cucumber may get over-cooked.
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You can visit this link for a delicious link Kerala Mambazha Pulissery. You can also visit this link Pineapple Cucumber Pulissery

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curryadmin
divya February 15, 2008 - 12:00 am

wow..swathi..this recipe was too good…thought pineapple would be too sweet for pulissery.but tuned out wonderful..

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Vandana August 9, 2010 - 10:18 am

Great reciple, but i would avoid having anu canned food. They are filled with chemical preservatives to prevent mold bacterial growth etc. These chemicals can cause cancer, alzeimers and a variety of autoimmune disorders. Fresh pineapple is the best thing to use.

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