Anaanaas Gojju - Pineapple Curry
Anaanaas gojju, Pineapple curry is a speciality from Karnataka made using Pineapple and is a spicy, sweet curry had best with steamed rice.
  • 1½ cup - Pineapple, chopped
  • ¼ cup - Fresh or dry coconut
  • 2 tbsp - Urad dal
  • 1 tbsp - tamarind paste
  • 4 to 5 - Dry red chillies (i have used Byadgi, as it gives out bright red colour)
  • 2 tbsps - Jaggery
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp -┬ámustard seeds
  • 10 to 12 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - Oil
  1. In a pan dry roast urad dal and set aside.
  2. Dry roast the coconut till it turn slightly brown. Make sure not to burn it.
  3. Roast the red chillies with just a drop of oil.
  4. Grind the above roasted, urad dal, red chillies, coconut and tamarind paste into a smooth paste, using water as much as it is required.
  5. In the kadhai heat oil, add mustard seeds and let it crackle. Add curry leaves, let it crisp up.
  6. Add pineapple chunks and saute it till it softens and the edges start browning. Add water if required.
  7. At this point add the ground paste, 2 cups of water, salt and jaggery.
  8. Boil it for 10 mins on a low heat, till the gravy turns thick.
  9. Store refrigerated in an airtight jar. Serve it hot with steamed rice and ghee.
Recipe by MADaboutkitchen at