Pineapple Rice


  • Cooked rice – 1 bowl (enough to serve 2)
  • Pineapple (cut into small cubes) – 1 cup
  • Onion – Half
  • Fresh ginger – a small piece
  • garlic flakes (small size) – 3 to 4
  • Coriander Leaves – few
  • Mint Leaves chopped – few
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Pepper crushed coarsely – 1 teaspoon
  • Oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon Juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  1. Chop onion, ginger, garlic, coriander leaves and mint leaves finely.
  2. In a thick bottomed pan (kadai) add the oil and the pineapple pieces. Fry for a few minutes. Add ginger and garlic and fry for few seconds. Add onion and fry till it become transparent. Add chopped coriander and mint leaves and stir well. Add red chilli powder and salt. Mix it well. Sprinkle two or three handful of water. Close with a lid and cook on low flame for few seconds. Open the lid and stir it well till all the water is absorbed. Add cooked rice and sprinkle pepper powder. Keep the stove on high and stir it just for ten counts. Remove. Add lemon juice and mix it well. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  3. Serve with any desired gravy/kurma.


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  2. Dear Kamala
    I really like your recipes so much. It is so useful.
    The best thing that I like is it is so tasty and yet simple.
    Thank you so much .

  3. Dear Kamala

    I found your blog awesome and its yr cooking that has unrevealed the love for cooking in me. I am vegetarian for the last 4 years and I had a hard time finding proper Indian vegetarian cuisines until i stumble upon yr blog. My husband also relies on yr blog when he goes Australia. Thank u so much!

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  4. Dear Kamala

    I tried kadappa & ginger chutney, awe some it was. thank you for your receipes

  5. Nice Recipie

  6. hemavathi

    Hi Kamala
    Yesterday I made Pine apple Gojju after watching your recipe. it was really wonderful and my family thanked to u for giving nice recipe.
    thank u

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