Kerala Pineapple Payasam


Kerala Pineapple Payasam

Kerala pineapple payasam is a fantastic dessert prepared on special occasions. This is a typical South Indian dessert made with Pineapple, coconut milk and sugar. The fruity pineapple flavor, creamy coconut milk used will make this dish unque and tasty.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people


  • 2 cups Pineapple
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3 cups Medium thick coconut milk
  • 1/2 cups Condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup Sabudana Chowari
  • Salt A pinch
  • 2 pinch Dried ginger powder Chukku
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder Elakka
  • 1 tsp Ghee optional
  • 10 nos Cashew nuts optional
  • 2 tsp Yellow colour mix one pinch into 2 tsp of water


  • Chop pineapple into fine pieces.
  • Cook them in 1 cup of water along with 2 tbsp of sugar.
  • When cool, grind this cooked pineapple into a fine paste.
  • Take a deep bottomed pan.
  • Add sugar to this pineapple paste and saute for 10 minutes.
  • Cook sabudana in 2 cups of water (add sabudana in boiling water and cook).
  • Add cooked sabudana and yellow food colour to the pineapple paste.
  • Boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add one pinch of salt to balance the sweetness.
  • Now add coconut milk to the pineapple mix and boil. Stir continuously.
  • When it begins to boil, add condensed milk to this.
  • :- You can increase or decrease the quantity of sugar and condensed milk.
  • Switch off the gas and add the cardamom powder and ginger powder.
  • Close the pan for half an hour to keep the flavour of the payasam.
  • :- If u want, u can add cashewnuts (fry them in ghee and add) and if the pineapple is not that ripe enough, u can add 2 drops of pineapple essence into it.
  • :- So the tasty and delicious pineapple payasam is ready to be served.
  • love 🙂 veena


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Response (1)
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    sunu May 21, 2009

    I tried ur recipe and it was delicious..Thank u for sharing

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