Pineapple – Cucumber Pulissery


Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery

Pineapple - Cucumber Pulissery is a traditional kerala side dish which is made with pineapple and cucumber in a coconut yogurt based sauce. It is the best side dish for rice.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


For seasoning :


  • Take pineapple and cucumber in a heavy bottomed vessel and add ½ cup water. Cook with closed lid until the pieces are cooked.
  • Meanwhile grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and mustard seeds in thick curd, into thick, fine paste. Do not add water.
  • When pineapple and cucumber pieces are cooked add salt, sugar, turmeric powder and slit green chillies.
  • Boil for 1 - 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut-curd paste to this and stir in low fire. Do not let bubble.
  • Stir until the raw taste of coconut & curd is removed and the gravy is about to boil.
  • Remove from fire. Splutter mustard and other ingredients for seasoning. Pour on the gravy.
  • Serve with rice, idli, sevai. Etc.
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