Showing posts with label Pineapple. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pineapple. Show all posts

November 13, 2014

Apple pineapple jam - Apple ananas jam

jam in a container
Apple pineapple jam recipe - This is a very healthy sweet and sour jam. As the name suggests this jam is prepared with  apples and pineapple. This jam can be used to prepare bread cheese sandwiches and bread butter sandwiches / toast. It can also be served with chapati and pooris. Check out some other dessert / sweet recipes. rasmalaimix fruits seekaranechibud rasayanapumpkin kheer,  kharbuja rasayanaphool makhana puddingrice-chanadal  kheermoongdal kheerchana dal kheerPaneer Kheeramrakhandbadam kheerfruit saladvermicelli kheerphirnisitaphal rabdiwhite gourd kheerfinger millet halwalauki ka halwagajar ka halwa.

Preparation time 20 minutes
Cooking time 25 minutes

  • 4 cups chopped pineapples
  • 4 apples
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder


1. Wash and peel the apples.  Core the apples and cut them into very small pieces. Peel the pineapple and trim it using a sharp knife. Remove the rind of the pineapple. Then cut it into small pieces.
apple and pineapple pieces for jam

2. Put the apple and pineapple pieces together  in a kadai. Place this kadai on a medium flame. Immediately pour the sugar on the apple, pineapple pieces.
fruits added in a kadai, sugar poured on it

3. Mix the sugar well and cook it on medium flame till the sugar melts.
sugar mixed and melted

4. Once the sugar melts, cover the kadai with a lid and reduce the flame to low. Cook covered
till the apple and pineapples become very soft. Stir in between. Once the apple  pineapple mixture becomes soft,  remove the lid and stir to make it mushy.
apple pineapple mixture cooked to soft

5. While stirring, mash the mixture with the back of the spoon and further cook till the mixture becomes slightly sticky. When the jam is done, remove the kadai from the flame. Mix the cardamom powder and allow it to cool.
fruits cooked till sticky and mashed

6. Once the jam comes to room temperature, transfer it to an airtight container. You can make bread sandwiches with this jam. It goes well with chapatis and pooris.This jam can be stored for about 20 days in the fridge.
Apple pineapple jam ready to serve

November 9, 2012

Pineapple raita recipe - How to make ananas raita

Pineapple raita recipe - Raita is a yogurt based dish which you can enjoy with variety of fruits and vegetables. It is commonly prepared in North Indian homes. Pineapple raita is a very delicious raita made with pineapple and immersed in yogurt and sugar. Jeera powder, pepper powder and chili powder is also added to increase the flavour and taste.

Pineapple is a fruit with tangy and sweet taste. It contains some amount of calcium, potassium, fiber and vitamin c. It is low in fat and cholesterol. Yogurt is a tasty food that can be eaten in many different ways. Yogurt provides numerous health benefits. Consumption of fresh yogurt helps in smooth digestion. So, pineapple raita is a perfectly healthy dish.

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 0 minutes
Yield - serves 4

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple,  peeled, cubed
  • 2 cups curd / yogurt
  • 3 - 4 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper powder
  • Salt as required
  1. Whip the yogurt with a spoon  till smooth. In a bowl, add whipped yogurt, pineapple cubes,  cumin seeds powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.
  2. Keep this raita in the refrigerator for an hour. While serving, put  the raita in serving bowls.
  3. Garnish with pepper powder and chili powder.
  4. Serve chilled. This can be had as a side dish or dessert.