Thursday, 17 October 2013

Pineapple Payasam

Pineapples are normally consumed as fresh fruit, as cooked, as juice and even as preserved. Pineapples are rich source of Manganese and vitamin C. Pineapple also acts as an anti-inflammatory. Being a sweet lover these are my all-time favorites’ have not yet tried the pineapple payasam which is almost so easy to cook and easy to digest also.One day I came across pineapples in the supermarket at that moment pineapple payasam came to my mind, I immediately grabbed them and dumbed into my basket. Today we are going to see the preparation of yet another tasty and variety payasam’.

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Prep time   :20 mins|Cook time     :30 mins |Serves  :4

Ingredients

Quantity

Pineapple ripe

4 cups

Sugar

1 cup

Thin Coconut milk

3 cups

Thick coconut milk

1 ½ cups

Ghee

2 tbsp.

Raisins

¼ cup

Cashewnuts

handful

Jeera powder

1 tsp.

Dried ginger

1 tsp.

Cardamom

4 no’s

Sago

½ cup

Method

1. Heat 1 tsp. of ghee in a pan. Fry raisins and cashew nut, remove from the pan and keep aside.In a vessel keep 2 cups of water for boiling, add in sabudana/sago to this and keep aside so that the balls starts rising uppine12. In another pan pour some water and put the chopped pineapples in it and let it cook. When the water has drained add sugar to it and stir for a few minutes until the sugar has melted and gives a good sugar coating for the pineapples. Grind pineapple into pulp.pine2 3. Heat a heavy bottomed pan, add 1 cup of water and let it boil. Add pineapple puree into it and stir well and let it boil. Add cooked sabudana into the boiling mixture.pine34. Add the remaining ghee into it and mix well. Stir continuously and allow cooking. When the pineapple mix gets thick, add thin coconut milk. Stir well and let it boil.pine45. When it begins to boil, add thick coconut milk, mix well and boil for a minute. Turn off the stove and add cardamom powder and ginger powder. Add fried cashewnut and raisin, mix well.

Notes

Pressure cooker pineapple pieces in ¼ cup of water can also be done for quick method.It tastes better when it's been refrigerated and served.

If the pineapples are being added to hot milk, it may curdle. Adding condensed milk is not that necessary, but some people prefer.

19 comments:

  1. i love payasam very much,with pineapple it must be too good

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  2. Pineapple always gives u good hand in making recipe I like it.

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    1. Thank you so much.Yes you are right, it really makes a good one.

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  3. Wonderful and what a creative idea of using pineapples for payasam. It is so good and lovely.

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  4. Very interesting and lovely Shoba, payasam looks yum...

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  5. Good idea impressive work well done.

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  6. Is this Pineapple Shake?payasam means?
    See my Apple date shake recipe dear :
    http://recipespassion.blogspot.com/2013/10/apple-date-milkshake-healthy-morning.html#.UnSADXCD--l

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    1. Hi dear..Nice to see you in my site.Payasam means something like kheer type.Surely will visit yours

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  7. what an interesting payasam..never before seen with pineapple and use of jeera is unique

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    1. Hi Mireille..I keep visiting all your recipes now a days.Too good and its easy to prepare.Thanks for your lovely comments.Stay in touch

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  8. I have pineapple at home and was looking fro something new. Will try this out. Looks delicious:)

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  9. Never tried payasam with pinapple..Sounds interesting dear..

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  10. wow a new rexcipe for me!hapily following you
    wenvr gtng time plz visit my blog www.remyasean.blogspot.in

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