Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Happy Onam Readers!!!

Today i am adding a payasam / Kheer recipe to my Onam recipe collection - Kerala Pineapple Pradhaman. Every year i make traditional payasams like Palada Pradhaman / Gothambu pradhaman etc for Onam. This year i thought of making a fruit payasam for a change. I have shared my pazham pradhaman recipe earlier, so 2016 onam special fruit payasam is  Pineapple pradhamn. Hope you will enjoy!!! 

Thank you for this beautiful copper vessel Saranya :)

Pineapple Pradhaman / Kerala sadya style Pineapple payasam / Pineapple Sago Kheer
Recipe for Kerala sadya style Pineapple Pradhaman / Pineapple sabudana Payasam/ Pineapple sago Kheer/ Pineapple Kerala Recipes
Cooking Time : 25 min, Preparation time : 10min , Serves : 6
Ingredients :

Pineapple : 1/2 of a medium pineapple ,finely chopped
Jaggery : 3/4 Cup to 1 Cup (i used 3/4 cup yellow jaggery)
Sabudana / Sago / Chowwari : 1/2 Cup
Coconut milk  : 1/2 of a can (2nd and 3rd Extract : 2 cups and 1 Cup Thick 1st extract of coconut milk )
Cashews : 10, halved
Raisins : 20
Cardamom Powder / Elakka podi : 1/2 tsp
Dry ginger Powder / Chukku podi : 1/2 tsp
Ghee : 2 tbsp

Pineapple Pradhaman / Kerala sadhya style Pineapple payasam / Pineapple Sago Kheer
Directions to make Pineapple payasam / Pineapple Pradhaman Kerala style :

1. Make jaggery syrup : Add 1/2 cup water and jaggery in to a sauce pan and heat in low- medium flame till you get a golden syrup, Strain and keep aside.

2. Cook Sabudana / Chowwari / Sago : Heat 2 Cups water in a sauce pan. When it boils, add Sabudana / Chowwari and cook till they are soft. 

3. Cashews and Raisins :  In a medium sized heavy bottom vessel / Uruli, heat 1 tbsp ghee and fry cashews and raisins until light golden in color.

4. Roasting Pineapple in Ghee : In the same vessel, add the remaining 1 tbsp ghee and saute the finely chopped pineapples till they are soft. Now add the melted jaggery syrup and combine everything. Keep Stirring.

5. Adding Sabudana and Coconut milk : Add the 2nd and 3rd extract of coconut milk along with the sabudana, stir well. When it starts to thick, Add the  first extract of coconut milk, cardamom powder and dry ginger powder.

6. Allow to boil for a minute and turn off the flame. Add the ghee roasted cashews and Raisins. Kerala Pineapple payasam / Kerala Pineapple Pradhaman / Pineapple Sabudana Kheer is ready to serve. 

Pineapple Pradhaman / Kerala sadya style Pineapple payasam / Pineapple Sago Kheer

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