Sunday, May 06, 2007

PineApple Rasam
Rasam with a slight sweet taste.
Rasam out of Pineapple and its extract

Ingredients Needed:
1. Pineapple - 2 round pieces
2. Diluted Dal water - 3/4 cup
3. Tomato Puree - (Extract from 1 1/2 tomato)
4. Slit Green Chillies 2 (according to taste)
5. Rasam Powder - 1/2tsp
6. Turmeric Powder
7. Hing
8. Salt to taste
9. Water 3/4 cup
10. Coriander for garnishing.

Ingredients for Tempering:
1. Ghee 1 tsp
2. Mustard Seeds
3. Jeera
4. Curry Leaves

Pineapple Rasam
1. In a vessel add chopped pieces of Pineapple (1 piece), Diluted dal waterTomato Puree, Slit Green Chillies, Turmeric Power, Rasam Powder, Hing andsalt.
2. Bring this to boil and till the Pineapple is cooked.
3. Now goes Water and cook in slow flame till it reaches boiling stage. (No need to hard boil.)
4. Take another piece of Pineapple and a pinch of salt, grind into a paste and take out extract and pour on Rasam.
5. Temper with Mustard seeds, Cumin seeds and Curry leaves.

* Rasam - Have it with Rice or as a Delicious Soup. *

Pineapple Rasam

Note:1. Always take semi ripe and sour taste pineapple to make this rasam.
2. If pineapple is not sour you can add little lime/lemon juice at the end.


Asha said...

Pineapple gives it a sweet and tangy taste!Rasam is so thin and clear MT.Great to drink the soup too:)

Sreelu said...

Hmm Pineapple rasam talk about out of the box recipes.
Looks great thanks for the recipe

USHA said...

Hi MT,
I never tried, but heard many time about this rasam...Let me try once..

Vcuisine said...

I love this taste MT. Your version is also good. Viji

Sandeepa said...

Wow Rasam with pineapple, must be super tasty. I love the way your rasam looks very clear

Pravs said...

Have not had pineapple rasam so far..interesting. Looks like a clear soup to just sip and enjoy :D

Richa said...

hey, it looks so pretty like a clear soup :) would like to make it sometime, thanks for ur recipe.

Anonymous said...

I have never made Pineapple rasam so far..Will surely try this recipie....thanks for another intersting and differnt recepie

Reena said...

pineapple rasam sounds divine :) for me rasam is always spicy with lots of black pepper.

Roopa said...

yumm! the pineapple rasam looks very mouth watering! this is new to me thks for sharing!

Sia's Corner said...

MT, another winner recipe from u. i have never been able to get such a clear looking rasam.

Mandira said...

The pineapple rasam looks so good, perfect as starter soup for lunch or dinner. I love the picture MT!

Prema Sundar said...

Ahha MT u are up with another rasam.never tried this but sure will taste delicious.

Sharmi said...

I have seen many blogs with pineapple rasam but never tried it. your pics look nice. so you didnt add tamarind right ?

Mythreyee said...

I had this pineapple saaru in a wedding and from that time, I've been hunting for the recipe. Now that I got the recipe I will surely try it. Thanks a bunch.

swapna said...

Hi menutoday
this recipe is interesting!!

Anonymous said...

wow...very creative...never had pieapple rasam before...looks wonderful...thanks for sharing

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Wow....Its a lovely rasam.....Have never tried making rasam out of pineapple. I Like it.

Suganya said...

Lovely rasam.. Can you also post the recipe for Pineapple rice, please?

sudhav said...

Thanks MT, this was what i was exactly waiting surly going to try this..thanks once again MT dear...

Kajal said...

Hi Menu today,
Nice photo with new dish.
Your rasam is very clear..........try once..........
Thanks for sharing different recipe.:)))))))))))

Mishmash ! said...

I ve heard about pineapple rasam thru my friends and buddy bloggers...and on my first visit here, I am welcomed with pineapple rasam :)Your dhokla pics were also quite tempting.

Thanks for visiting my blog :)

Have a great weekend!

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Menu Today said...

Hi All,
Thanks a lot for visiting my blog. Keep visiting.

Hi Sharmi,
No, I didnot add tamarind. The Tomato Puree and Pineapple extract gives you nice taste.

Hi jeena,Mishmash,
Thanks for visiting. I will keep visiting your blog, Thanks...

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