Tuesday, March 1, 2011

"PINEAPPLE PLANTAIN RAISINS YOGHURT CURRY/ MADHURA PINEAPPLE MUNTHIRI PACCHADI (TRIVANDRUM STYLE)"


Pineapple (finely chopped) - 1 cup
Plantains ripe (chopped) - 1 cup
Raisins - 1 tabs
Yoghurt - ¾ cup
Salt - to taste
Coconut Oil - 2 tabs
Coriander Leaves (chopped/optional) - 1 spring
Cashew nuts Crushed (optional) - 2 tsp.
Grated Coconut - 1/2cup
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp.
Red chilly - 4 no s
Curry leaves - 1 spring


How to Prepare:

1. In a nonstick pan, cook the chopped pineapple first by adding turmeric powder and a bit salt and 2 tsp. of water ,when it half cooked add the chopped plantains and raisins and sauté together and wait until it becomes tender and soft and the water drains out.


2. In a blender grind the grated coconut and ½ tsp. of mustard seeds make a thick paste and add this paste to the pan when the things are cooked and also add a 2 tsp. of sugar and mix well ,adjust the salt and sugar, turn off the flame.


3. Add yoghurt beaten to this texture and mix together.


4. Take a small pan ,add coconut oil ,when it gets hot add mustard seeds ,when it splutters add dry red chilly and curry leaves sauté well ,turn off the flame and add this seasoning on the top of above sweet pineapple texture.


5. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and crushed cashew nuts which is optional, enjoy with rice.





22 comments:

  1. Looks absolutely delicious..liked that you added fresh pineapple in the gravy..something new for me..

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  2. This trivandrum style curry is new for me...looks yummy

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  3. YUmm, delicious curry, wat a combo of veggie and fruits,very new for me..

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  4. looks yummy love the addition of raisins:)

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  5. Love this pachadi so much..looks yummy

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  6. Adipoli, my fav anu tto, i can eat it just as itself..

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  7. I love this madhura pachadi..

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  8. thnk u sujitha....for the wonderful comment

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  9. thnk u sushma n suja for the lovley comments..

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  10. thnks deepa...this one a sadya item in our festive season..

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  11. thnks gulmohar for the comment..

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  12. Very different and unique gravy. Looks so yum!

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  13. Adiooli ketto....loved your space...happy to follow you...

    FunWidFud

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  14. Very nice and interesting dish. Looks delicious and tempting.

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  15. Pachadi looks yummy and tempting. Wonderful presentation.

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  16. Wish you & your family a very Happy Holi.

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