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Pineapple Pulisheri

Pineapple Pulisheri is another version of pulisheri. There are different versions like savory pulisheri made with ash gourd or sweet with mangoes. Pineapple pulisheri is a sweet and sour curry and has a wonderful flavor. This is my mom-in-laws recipe and also the first one she taught me. Back at my home my mom made only mango pulisheri. Both these pulisheri's have unique tastes and you will surely love this one too.

Pineapple- 250 grams/8 ounce can
Yogurt -1/2 ltr
Coconut- 1/2 cup
Green chilly - 2
Turmeric- 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek- 1/2 tsp
Ginger chopped- 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Salt to taste.
Oil- 2 tsp 

Dice pineapples into cubes. Grind coconut and ginger into a fine paste using very little water and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan and crackle mustard seeds and fenugreek.
Add green chilly and turmeric powder and saute a bit. Now add pineapple pieces,salt and 1/3 cup of water and close with a lid.
(or just cook the pineapple with turmeric powder and salt and do the tempering in the final stage)

When the pineapple is cooked add the coconut paste and simmer. Finally add yogurt and blend it with the curry. ( you can add 1/3 tsp of fenugreek powder also if you like ) Switch off when the curry is properly warmed up. Heat 1/2 tsp of oil and fry the curry leaves and pour over the pulisheri.
( My Mom-in law adds a pinch of chilli powder into the thadka oil just before switching off. She seems to love that color on top of the pulisheri . I too love it).


Try this..

Hope you will all enjoy!


  1. Hey Suja..Adipoli pulissery da, we love sweet and savory versions, also next time when you make it add little bit rasam powder, that gives a nice aroma and taste too..

    Kairali sisters

  2. Lovely pictures. Looks tempting & awesome. Love ur blog.

  3. Love this...Almost all 365 days we will have this on our lunch table :D I add chilli powder while I cook the pineapple :-)

  4. Never cooked pineapple as a spicy dish, but the colour of your picture looks so tempting:-)

  5. Awesome pineapple puliserry, picture looks great. Feel like diving right into it.:)

  6. wow such a beautiful click, am sure tasted very yum as well...

  7. Wowwwwww.. Awesome recipe.. looks soo tempting and delicious... lovely presentation dear.. Gr8 job.:)

  8. Great dish, love the sweet and sour taste of the pineapple, beautiful click too...

  9. wow suja what a delicious pinaapple pulisseri..i liked the way u presented it so yummy and delicious yarr..with rice and thoran wow mouthwatering combo..yummy

  10. hey
    first time in your blog.Excellent collection of recipes.would love to follow you.

  11. One of my fav..wish I could have it now..looks so delicious and colorful.

  12. never had this curry before...that looks so tempting and delicious Suja...thanks for sharing your recipe dear!

  13. Lovely presentation...Feels like tasting now...

  14. looks bful and delcious dear..awesome color..pls collect ur award from my blog as a token of gratitude and love

  15. Looks delicious... Nice click dear..

  16. Omg, wat a beautiful dish, looks truly tempting..

  17. Wow this looks very beautiful dear...what a tasty and flavorful dish...tempting :)

  18. lovely recipe.. u have an awesome blog :)... happy to follow u :)

  19. You know im so ashamed 2 say i have never tried making pulishery...i must try it out soon

  20. Wow!!! This is such a tempting recipe. Bookmarked it!

  21. Wow, that is such a yummy looking recipe, never saw so many yummy flavors coming together in one recipe. I have never made pulisheri before, so have to try it out :)

  22. Pineapple pulliseri looks superb!! Chorrum kootti kazhikkan kothi varunnu :) We too add chilli powder while cooking pineapple. Pinne njangal thengayum jeerakavum annu pulisserikku grind cheyunne..i am sure this pulliseri tastes different from our usual ones. Will try it out for a change :).

  23. Dear Suja,
    New to ur page....loved dis pineapple recipe.
    U hv a cool blog..soo much to read.
    Between m a fellow food blogger from down under.
    Will be bk for more.

  24. wow this curry looks great , i never heard about this food but great

    i love this blog

  25. Pineapple pulisseri looks perfect colour of the curry makes me hungry dear.

  26. Suja you have a lovely space with nice recipes. Loved this preparation. Will be back again.

  27. Suja lovely pics and this pineapple pulisheri sounds different.Love this recipe...
    Do drop in sometime....

  28. suja adipoli ketto and nice click too. in our place v r grinding cumin and mustard instead of fenugreek seeds anyways i liked this version sure i will try next time.

  29. Wow ..Kairali sisters that seems a yummy idea.will try adding rasam podi next time..thanks for sharing dear.
    Gulmohar,Yummy team and Jaisy thanks for sharing your recipes dears. Next time will try adding chilly powder in the beginning.My mom also add cumin with coconut. I simply love that one too.
    Fenugreek also seems to give a lovely me it seems going near to kalan in taste :)
    So many versions of this same curry from different regions of Kerala and that too in one post itself...i am so excited and feel so happy reading all your sweet comments.

  30. Thanks everyone for stopping by and for your lovely comments. I am so happy that you guys liked this pineapple pulisheri.
    Ammu, Subhashini,Priya, Chetana, Style, Gowri Guha, Chaitra, Thanks for stopping..really happy to have met you visit often.

  31. hey suja, your pineapple pulisheri looks so delicious!!

  32. first time here. wonderful blog pine apple pulisheri looks great. thanks for dropping by and your comment in my space

  33. Looks lovely! My hubby makes it as he from palghat!

  34. i'm always up to trying new foods! I'll have to make this!


  35. Never heard of this recipe b4, looks delicous though..


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