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Madhura Pachadi/Pineapple Madhura Pachadi

Madhura pachadi recipe

Pineapple Madhura Pachadi

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 1 and 1/2 cups Pineapple ,finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/8 tsp Kashmiri chili powder
  • Water as required
  • 10 to 15 Grapes,black
  • 5 to 6 tbsp Yogurt,beaten
  • 1/8 tsp Mustard seeds,crushed
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar or to taste

For coconut paste

  • 1/2 cup Grated coconut
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 or 2 Green chili (according to taste)

For tempering

  • Coconut oil as required
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 Dry red chilies,cut into pieces
  • Few Curry leaves


  • In a pan combine together pineapple,turmeric powder,kashmiri chili powder ,salt and water.Cover and cook over medim flame until pineapple turns soft.
    Meanwhile,add all the ingredients listed under "For coconut paste' in a blender.Grind this to form a smooth paste ,adding sufficient quantity of water.
    Madhura pachadi
  • Once the pineapple turns soft,add the coconut paste .Cook for few minutes until the gravy turns thick.
  • Add the grapes and switch off the flame.Immediately add the yogurt,crushed mustard seeds ,sugar and more salt,if required.Stir continuously until combined to avoid curdling.
  • For Tempering,heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds,let it splutter.Add dry red chilies and curry leaves,saute for few seconds.
    Madhura pachadi tempering
  • Immediately add this to the prepared curry .Cover and set aside for atleast 10 minutes.Uncover ,stir gently and serve with rice.
Keyword kerala sadhya recipe, kerala vegetarian


  • 1 cup=250 ml
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