Pineapple Rasam

Cooking Time: 45 mins
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cooked tur dal/red gram dal/kandi pappu
  • 1 tomato, chopped or pureed
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1-2 green chillies
  • 1 1/2 tsps rasam powder
  • 1/4 cup pineapple puree
  • 2 pineapple slices, cut into 1? pieces
  • 1 tsp jaggery or sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • asafoetida
  • 12-15 curry leaves
  • 2 tsps ghee

Method

  • Heat a deep vessel, add 3 1/2 cups of water, mashed dal, chopped tomato, pineapple pieces, salt, turmeric powder, green chilies, few fresh curry leaves, jaggery and rasam powder and bring to a boil. Continue to boil for 5 mins, till the pineapple pieces are cooked;
  • Add pineapple puree and continue to cook on medium flame for 2-3 mins;
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and as they splutter, add cumin seeds and curry leaves and stir fry for a few seconds. Add asafoetida and turn off heat;
  • Add this to the rasam and combine. Turn off heat and place lid. Garnish with coriander leaves.