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Pineapple Pulissery

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Pineapple Mor Kulambu is a traditional Kerala dish made during Onam festival.

Pineapple Pulissery (Pineapple Mor Kulambu) is a popular Kerala dish made with pineapple and curd. Served as part of Onam Sadya, this dish is best served with rice and side dish of choice. Pulissery is one of the traditional dishes made during the Onam festival and has many variations to it. Popular among them is this Pineapple Pulissery.

Pineapple Pulissery (Pineapple Mor Kulambu)


Pineapple Pulissery (Pineapple Mor Kulambu)
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Pineapple Pulissery

Pineapple Mor Kulambu is a traditional Kerala dish made during Onam festival.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Kerala
Keyword: onam, Pineapple


  • 1/2 to 1 Pineapple use 1/2 if it is big or 1 if it is small
  • 1/2 cup Curds
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 Red Chillies small
  • 1 tsp Coconut Oil
  • Salt as per taste
  • Curry Leaves few

To Grind:

  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 to 2 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 cup Coconut grated

For Tempering:

  • Mustard Seeds few
  • Fenugreek Seeds few
  • Curry Leaves few


  • Peel and chop the pineapple into small pieces.
  • Heat water in a pan.
  • Add the pineapple pieces, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  • Add cumin powder and stir well.
  • Reduce flame to low and simmer until water has reduced by half.
  • Add the ground coconut paste and curd. Stir well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Fry the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and red chillies for a minute.
  • Add to the pan and stir.
  • Serve.

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