Pineapple Pulissery (Pineapple cooked in yogurt and coconut sauce)- | Kerala Recipe

Pulissery is nothing but vegetable cooked with spiced coconut and yogurt is added to it.We can use quite a few vegetable to make this pulissery.Last week brought a pineapple and was wandering what to make with it and made this.Its a sweet and sour dish we just love it.


  • Pineapple-1\2 of a medium sized
  • Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder-1\2 tsp
  • Yogurt/curd-1 cup
  • salt to taste

To grind:

  • Grated coconut-1\2 cup
  • Green chilly-4-5
  • Cumin/jeera seeds-1 tsp

To temper:

  • Oil-1 tbsp(for authentic kerala flavour use coconut oil)
  • Mustard-1\2 tsp
  • Red chilly-1
  • curry leaves-few


1.Cut pineapple into small cubes.Cook it with turmeric powder,red chilly powder and water till it becomes soft and tender.

2.Meanwhile grind to fine paste under " to grind" using little water.

2.when the pieces are cooked add the ground paste and cook for 3-4 mins.

4.Whisk the curd well and add to it with salt.Let be it slow flame for a minute and then switch off.

5.Heat oil in temper kadai,temper with the ingredients and add to it.

Serve it with hot rice and some thoran.


1.While adding yogurt keep the flame very low,as the curd may curdle.

2.since i  ground the coconut into coarse paste You can see some coconut here and there.


  1. Such a simple yet tasty preparation. I want to give this a try. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Delicious pineapple pulissery looks yumm. I love it.


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