Recipe: Walnut Pineapple Raita

Updated: Oct 13, 2012, 09:48 AM IST


1 cup fresh Pineapple (chopped)
½ cup Walnut Kernels (roughly crushed)
1 cup fresh Curd (hung for 1 hour in muslin cloth)
½ cup Fresh Cream
1 Green Chili (finely chopped) (optional)
1 tbsp Sugar (powdered)
1 tbsp Sugar Granules
2-3 pinches Black Salt
¼ tsp Pepper Powder
Salt to taste

How to make Walnut Pineapple Raita

Cook pineapple with sugar granules in a pan over medium heat.
Keep stirring the mixture frequently.
When the pineapple softens and there is enough water released by it, take the vessel off the flame.
Drain the pineapple mixture, cool it and keep aside the liquid and residue till required.
Now remove the hung curd into a large glass bowl and add fresh cream and the drained pineapple juice.
Beat it with hand or an electric whipper.
When it becomes smooth, add powdered sugar, pepper, salt, black salt.
Add green chili and mix it well.
Add pineapple pieces and walnuts.
Fold in gently.
Chill for at least 2-3 hours before serving.