How to make Pineapple Raita -

Raita gets a sweet touch with the addition of pineapple

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Tinned pineapple (टिन्ड पाइनेपल), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Raitas

Pineapple Raita

Pineapple Raita Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Pineapple Raita Recipe

  • Tinned pineapple 4 slices

  • Yogurt 1 1/2 cups

  • Fresh mint leaves 10-15

  • Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons

  • Black salt (kala namak) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh mint sprigs to garnish


Step 1

Roughly chop pineapple slices and finely chop mint leaves.

Step 2

Dry roast cumin seeds in a non-stick pan till fragrant and brown. Transfer into a mortar pestle and coarsely crush them.

Step 3

Take yogurt in a large bowl and whisk well. Add pineapple, mint leaves, black salt and 1 tsp roasted cumin powder and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, sprinkle a little roasted cumin powder and garnish with mint sprig. Chill and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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