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pineapple rasam recipe

how to make pineapple rasam with step by step pics and video recipe
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: pineapple recipes indian, rasam recipe
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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to crush coarsely

  • 1 tbsp peppercorns
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 7-8 cloves garlic
  • 1 pinch fenugreek seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves

to make rasam

  • 1 cup pineapple - made to paste
  • 2 large tomatoes - crushed
  • 1.5 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup pineapple - chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1/2 cup tamarind water
  • 1/2 cup tur dal - cooked and mashed
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp rasam powder
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • 2 tsp coriander leaves - chopped finely


  • cook tur dal, mash and keep it ready
  • coarsely crush peppercorns, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, garlic cloves and curry leaves. keep it aside. 
  • coarsely crush the tomatoes or give it a pulse and keep it ready. also make a paste of pineapples. 
  • heat oil in a pan and pop in mustard seeds and curry leaves. 
  • add the crushed spices, crushed tomatoes and mix well.
  •  further add pineapple chunks, turmeric powder, asafoetida and fry until mushy. 
  • add tamarind water, pineapple paste, cooked and mashed tur dal, 2 cups water, salt, chilli powder , jaggery and rasam powder. 
  • mix well and let it come to a rolling bowl. 
  • put off, add chopped coriander leaves and close the lid. 
  • serve hot with rice