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Pineapple Rasam in a Bowl
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Pineapple Rasam | Spicy Indian style Pineapple Soup

Everything you look for in a good rasam comes together in this Pineapple Rasam recipe. It is sweet, sour and spicy and is perfect to drink as a soup or to eat with rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Lunch Recipes
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 75kcal


  • Pressure Cooker


  • 2 Small Tomato (Or 1 Large) Chopped
  • ½ cup Pineapple Chopped fine with juice
  • ½ cup Cooked toor dal/Thuvaram paruppu
  • 1 Lime or lemon Juice of 1
  • 4 Green chilies
  • ¼ teaspoon Asafetida
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • To taste Salt
  • Few Cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds


  • Boil the tomatoes and green chilies in about 2 cups of water. Also add the turmeric powder, asafetida, and salt to this water and let it boil well (about 12 mins).
  • Pressure cook the toor dal until mushy and then dilute it with about 4 cups of water. Once the rasam reduces to about half its quantity, add the diluted paruppu (dal) water to it.
  • Now add the chopped pineapple with its juice to the rasam and let it simmer.
  • Once the rasam starts to froth up, add the juice of one lime or lemon and garnish with cilantro.
  • Fry the mustard seeds in about a teaspoon of ghee and add it to the rasam.
  • Serve hot with rice or slurp as soup!


Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 253IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg